Can adopted father relinquish parental rights in Texas?
With the court's approval and significant demonstrative evidence.
How do you terminate your parental rights as a father if you adopted him because your ex-wife had him prior to your marriage?
If you legally adopted the child, you would terminate your parental rights the same way you would with a biological child. Get a lawyer and go to court. However, keep in mind that if you legally adopted the child, terminating your parental rights does not terminate your legal relationship with the child. According to the law, you are the child's father and you will be required to pay child support. Terminating your parental rights will…
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.
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.