Can a mother put a baby up for adoption without the fathers permission?

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If you are under eighteen and have a child can your legal guardian put your baby up for adoption without your consent?

No. even if you are under the AGE of 18 YOU are still the legal guardian to this child. You cannot be forced to give your child up, nor can anyone else make the decision for you, UNLESS you are mentally unstable or will have your child at risk. then the child CAN be taken. But I must say, if you ARE ( Full Answer )

Where can you put a baby up for adoption?

Answer . There are two options. The child can be reliquished to the care of juvenile social services and become a ward of the court. Or a private attorney who specializes in adoption and is registered as such with the court of jurisdiction. Some states allow private adoption agencies which are li ( Full Answer )

Can a pregnant 17-year-old move out of her mother's home if her mother is trying to force her to put the baby up for adoption?

Answer . \nLegally, no.\n. \nLeaving without parental consent could create more problems for the minor.\n. \nHowever, the law presumes that the pregnant minor has the same rights as does a pregnant adult. No one can force her to have an abortion, place the child for adoption or relinquish her ( Full Answer )

Can someone adopt you without your fathers permission?

Answer . Answer. I think it depends if his name is on the birth certificate whether he has a say in adoption. If he has custody, or pays child support, he is your acknowledged parent and would definitely have to sign off on your adoption by someone else. If you are of age, you could pay to have ( Full Answer )

Can an Underage mother whod wants to put baby up for adoption prevent the underaged father from adopting?

I Know Of Something Similar To This Happening About A Year And A Half Ago.. The Father Wanted The Baby And The Mother Did Not, However, They Were Not Underage.. But Wether You Are Underage Or Not Doesn't Make The Difference, In Some States If You Have A Child Than You Are Automatically Considered ( Full Answer )

Can i put my baby up for adoption without parental consent even though im underage?

Yes, in most states and provinces you can. However, you may wish to postpone this decision until after your baby is born, as a mother's feelings and plans can change at that point once her baby is a "reality" for her. Postponing this decision until after the birth allows a mother to make a more info ( Full Answer )

Can a mother who put up a child for adoption search for the child and how?

email this guy. this is what he posted on the internet: I know that are many people have discovered they have a sibling that was put up for adoption. I understand the range of emotions that this news brings forth. I have so many questions myself. I have been searching for over two years now for a si ( Full Answer )

If a birth mother is 18 and the birth father 20. Can she give up her baby for adoption without him interfering?

i shd think so! I don't know your situation, but maybe the 18year old mother should speak to the father, if she hasn't already. Again, i don't know what you've done about it, but maybe, if its your daughter, son or a member of family; you should leave them to make their own decisions for themselves ( Full Answer )

Can you be adopted without being put up for adoption?

You can't truly be adopted until your parents give up their rights or their rights as parents are terminated. The system is set up to allow parents multiple opportunities to demonstrate their ability to care for their children again. If you have someone who loves you and would like to adopt you, the ( Full Answer )

Can a father terminate his parental rights without the mothers permission?

Full parental rights can only be terminated in two ways, both are done through court procedures.. Either or both parents can file a Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights petition in state court in the city or county where they reside.. The judge reviews the petition and sets a hearing date for ( Full Answer )

HELP Mother is putting up your son for adoption in the state of Oregon you tried finding the putative father registry but the number you found on various sites is invalid How do you stop this adoption?

Call the department of human resources and see what they can do. Or if you know where the father lives you can put a ad in the newspaper there telling him or his family that the son is going to be adopted and he needs to get in touch with you. Call a lawyer,they can give you a free counciltation ove ( Full Answer )

Why do teen mothers put babies up for adoption?

Most teen mothers put their child up for adoption because it may be the best thing for the baby..... she might not be able to take care of the child the right way.......... and most have school to go to........ i would think that most go for an open adoption so that they can contact the child

Can my father make you give your baby up for adoption if you are 16?

No, you are the guardian of the child even as a minor. No one canmake you do anything unless you prove to be a unfit parent.Yourfather or even the father of the child can not make you give up thechild for adoption. Answer2: Your father cannot make you give up your baby. What he maybe is overwhelmed ( Full Answer )

Does an illegal immigrant father have rights to his American born baby if the American mother gives the baby up for adoption to her family?

You are addressing two unique problems. Illegal immigrant status and a mother who is putting a child up for adoption. The mother, by law in most states cannot give a child up for adoption without the father's permission. (If the mother is under age this is another hurdle you will need to face.) Y ( Full Answer )

Can any biological father be forced to adopt the child if the baby has her own father and mother?

You need to see a lawyer. Look for "Legal Aid" in your state as they offer free or low-cost legal advice. If someone is the "biological" father, he doesn't adopt the child, it is his child. He is legally obligated (in the USA) to provide support (money) for the child's needs. The only exception is ( Full Answer )

Can a mother relocate to different state without permission from father?

She can. the father does not own her. the mother is her own person she can leave if she wishes, but will be better if taken to court A person can move anywhere they like and they do not have to seek the permission of anyone else to do so. However if there are children involved and there is a disa ( Full Answer )

Can a father pick up a child from the babysitter without mothers permission?

If you do not have any custody papers that state specific visitation, then yes he can in most states. If there are no court orders, in most places he has the same rights you do. If you have papers saying that he can only have the child on certain days or times, and he is outside of that regulatio ( Full Answer )

Does it cost to put baby up for adoption?

No, generally legal expenses are taken care of by the private adoption agency via the adopting parents or the state agency in charge.

Can a mother get in trouble for putting her baby up for adoption if the father wants the baby in North Carolina?

If they are not married he is nobody to the baby and he will have to establish himself as the legal father before he can exercise any rights. He needs to both register himself as a putative father, and then he'll need to bring a paternity suit in court once the child is born. If he is a good man and ( Full Answer )

Can a mother leave the state AZ with her child without fathers permission?

You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visitation rights. You need to add more details such as whether you are married, divorced or never married and whether the father has any custody rights or visita ( Full Answer )

Can you get paid to put your baby up for adoption?

They can pay for your expenses but that is as far as it goes. Federal law says you can not accept money for placing your child for adoption. Expenses for birth, medical, living etc is paid during the pregnancy through the agency by the family who will adopt. Also a sum the following month after birt ( Full Answer )

What is required to put a baby up for adoption and does the mother need permission from the tribe to put baby for adoption if she's Native American?

After what I can find you do not need their permission, you can give up your child for adoption if you want the US there is the Indian Child Welfare Act. This is a federal law that deals with adoptive placement of Native children. The Act states that the children can be placed with adoptive ( Full Answer )

Can a father give his child to the state without the mothers permission?

That depends on prevailing law where you reside and legal custody arrangements (if any) that are in place, but generally, it would take the consent of both parents to place the child as a ward of the state unless the father can convince a court that it would be in the best interests of the child to ( Full Answer )

Does the biological father of a child have any rights to a child if birth mother and presumed birth father put child up for adoption?

Yes. The child cannot be put up for adoption unless both biological parents give up their parental rights so unless you have done that the child can not be adopted unless the court strip you of your parental rights. Her boyfriend or "birth father" as you call him, has no rights to the child at all a ( Full Answer )

Can a mother move out of town without the permission of the father?

The answer to this kind of question depends on the details such as the marital status of the parties, whether there is a current custody order and/or visitation order and whether the father has any parental rights. If he has no parental rights then the mother can move. Otherwise she must get legal a ( Full Answer )

Can you get your child back if it was adopted out by the mother without the father knowing?

Your question is a complicated one and cannot be given a simple yes or no. It can be done, however, and the adoption revoked under very specific circumstances but requires expert legal assistance. If your parentage was legally established, either by your name appearing on the birth certificate or pa ( Full Answer )