If you are 16 and adopted can you start looking for your birth parents without permission from your adopted parents?

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I believe that you have to be 18 to do that
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What can you do if your parents adopt you without adoption papers?

Answer . \nIn many cases when adoption papers haven't been signed this is a good indication that either someone in the family was pregnant with you and for reasons of their own could't look after you, so your adoptive parents took over. Even a friend of one of your adoptive parents. Most adopti (MORE)

How do you reverse an adoption in Oklahoma so you can live with your birth parents?

I am uncertain as to the specific laws in Oklahoma, but it is possible to reverse an adoption. Depending on the state you live in, the petition may be filed by the adoptee or the biological or adoptive parents. However, it is a lengthy and expensive process. You will have to check with the courts (MORE)

Can you move out at 16 without parental permission?

The answer is yes in Britain you can. Answer In the United States the legal age of majority for all but four states is 18. In Alabama and Nebraska it is 19, in Mississippi and Pennsylvania it is 21 (with age waivers possible). Answer Not exactly because your a minor. It would be considered run (MORE)

If you are not happy at home can you be adopted without parental permission?

Answer . No, you already have parents. They would have to give up their parental rights or have them removed by a court of law. If you're not happy at home, you might try to seek counseling from a guidance counselor or therapist. Or perhaps you could suggest your parents or the whole family s (MORE)

What rights does a adopted child have to find their birth parents?

There is no law saying they can or can't search for their birth parents if that's what you mean. Is it a good idea to? That depends on how much you know about the birth parents. I think the best thing to do would be to talk to your child about it or try talking to a counseler. I guess in the end it (MORE)

How do adopted children find their birth parents?

One of the best ways to do this is to file a "Petition to Break the Seal of Adoption." Once the legal seal is broken (the fee to do this yourself - known as "Pro Se" in the legal world - is around $100) you can then get a copy of your original birth certificate with your birth parents names. There w (MORE)

What if you are trying to reverse an adoption without the adoption parents consent?

You're going to need to do a few things, and most likely a LOT more than what I'm about to tell you but this will get you started. . Get your own lawyer NOW. Make sure he/she is not affiliated with any adoption agency and is REALLY on your side. . If you haven't signed any relinquishment papers (MORE)

Should adopted children be allowed to contact with their birth parents?

Yes at some point in time. Eventually the child will find out about the adoption and it's not fair not to discuss the adoption when you feel it's the right time. Of course there are laws and some States won't give out the information as to whom the parents are. Some parents that have given their chi (MORE)

How old does a child have to be to decide if they want to be adopted by a step parent without consent of the birth parent?

That would all depend upon what state you are in, what are the circumstances surrounding the adoption. Has the parental rights of natural parents been terminated? In Oklahoma if the child is under the age of 18, a natural parent has to be notified of adoption proceedings.. That would all depend upo (MORE)

Should Adopted Children find out about their Birth Parents?

Yes/No Situation. It's something an individual will want to know, to complete them. Without knowing, there will be an empty hole - a missing piece to the puzzle of you. On the other hand, your birth parents didnt want you, they left you. Does that not hurt? Why would you want to find them and (MORE)

What is a adopted parent?

adopt parents are parents (mom, dad) that adopt a child/children... the child/children are NOT the parent's biologal child/chidlren, they had their REAL parents before but hey might have passed away or whatever... soemtimes a couple might adopt domeone in their family, a niece, nephew, cousin, etc.

Parents looking for children to adopt?

Any parent looking to adopt should check with their city/state about kids up for adoption. Contact a local adoption agency to find out who is up for adoption. Make sure you know if you want to have an open or closed adoption (open is the birth parents can contact the child closed is they can not) (MORE)

How many adopted children look for birth parents?

Everyone is curious and wants to know about, How they were adopted. And you have to let them know. It is not safe or healthy for you to keep there life a secret. Most kids who have seen there biological parents are okay and don't look for them, but those who don't know are more likely to try to find (MORE)

Is it illegal to adopt a child without the parents consent?

It is not illegal in certain cases to adopt a child without parent's consent. Being adopted at an older age, my parents had no consent who my adoptive parents were. My biological parents rights were terminated from the state because they were not deemed fit to be parents and I was in the foster care (MORE)

How can a birth parent explain adoption to their child?

tell him/her the reason why you gave them up (e.g i was very young when you were born, too young to look after you and give you a proper life, the life you deserve, so i had to give you to someone else, someone i knew could give you a good life) tell him/her how much you care about them try and be (MORE)

Can you still become adopted without parental consent?

That makes things much more difficult. All adoptions, whether through an agency or done privately, must be approved by a court. The adoptive parents must petition for approval from the court as well as participate in an adoption hearing. Additionally, prior to any hearings, anyone who is required to (MORE)

What are your rights if you are the birth parent in an open adoption?

A parent should have the right:. To make the placement decision in a fully informed manner, devoid of pressure or coercion. . To reconsider an adoption plan at any point prior to the legal finalizing of the relinquishment. . To be informed from the start of any monetary expectations - such as rep (MORE)

Can you make your adopted birth parents the guardian?

If you are a adopted minor it is your adoptive parents that areyour guardians. The court is the only one who can take away andgive guardianship. Once your birth parents signed the papers theyagreed to never getting their parental rights back. The courtsdon't allow it.

Why did your parents adopt you?

Children are adopted for a variety of reasons. Here are a few: . The parents could not conceive a child on their own,. . The parents were unable to conceive to a healthy child. . The parents are homosexual, and therefore cannot conceive a child of their own. Whatever the reason, your (MORE)

Do adopted kids find their birth parents?

Sometimes I just found out that the male listed on my long form birth certificate is not my father but rather the ex-husband that she was separated from at the time. They did not list father if they were not married. In the seventies it was common for the Judge to legally lie on the paperwork, it (MORE)

Can you be emancipated at 16 without parental permission?

well you need to emancipate yourself from them, so you'd need a valid reason and proof, you'd most probs have to go to court. The other way to be emancipated is if your pregnant or you get married..but you'd need parental permission to do so..

Is there laws against adopted minors communicating with birth parents?

The law that says you are a minor and your parents decides over you. There are open adoptions so if the parents agree with each other when the adoption take place the child and birth parents can still have contact. That is not legally enforceable though and the adoptive parents can change their mind (MORE)

How do you explain to an adoptive young child about their birth parent?

Start when the child is very young, referring to the birth mother who lovingly gave birth, knowing the child would need another mother who would love, care for and raise this special baby. Let the child know she / he was loved from the beginning by the mother who loved them enough to give them up an (MORE)

Can you adopt a child after their adopted parent dies?

Once adopted the child becomes a part of that family just as if they were born into it. If the adoptive parents die the socialworkers will ask the relatives and if they can not the child will go to foster care and up fpor adoption again. But the birth parents can never adopt the child back.

Can you sign over parental rights without an adoption?

Yes but it also depends on the situation. The court decides if you are allowed to or not. It would be easier to give someone temporary custody instead if you plan to get them back. Once you give up/lose your parental rights, it's not easy to get them back.