Can a father relinquish parental rights in the state of Florida?
In general, parental rights are terminated either preparatory to an adoption, or after a trial in which it is determined that the parent is unfit. In any case, termination of parental rights does not, in itself, terminate child support.
You can relinquish parental rights, but it does not absolve you of paying child support. When you relinquish your rights as a father, you are still a parent under the eyes of the law. You may also want to consider who's best being served by you removing yourself from your child's life just so as not to have to help raise him or her.
How do you get the process started when the father wishes to voluntary relinquish his parental rights in Nebraska?
No. To voluntarily relinquish parental rights in the US, you must be able to give a 'good cause' reason for it. One good reason would be in preparation for the child to be adopted. Trying to avoid responsibilities such as paying child support is not a good reason, the application would be dismissed.
Unless the biological father is willing to voluntarily relinquish his rights to his child or children he cannot be forced to do so. The mother would have to file a lawsuit in the appropriate court to have the father's parental rights terminated. Be advised, the court will not terminate the rights of any parent who does not voluntarily submit to the action or who cannot be proven to be have committed a serious offense (physical…
If the child is being placed for adoption or legal guardianship yes. Otherwise, no, parental rights may not be relinquished "just because". In very specific circumstances, parental rights may be involuntarily terminated by the court. Contact a family law attorney in your area of residence for more information.