Asked in Adoption, Custody, Child Support
Parental rights on an adopted child?
Part of the adoption process involves the termination of rights of the biological parents. When the adoption is finalized, the adoptive parents assume the rights and responsibilities of the biological parents. ...
Do non adopted children have rights to grandparents estate?
Since this is the adoption category I assume you mean not the biological grandchildren but foster kids who have never been adopted. And no, they have no right at all to anything their foster family leaves behind unless they are mentioned in the will. If you mean biological children they inherit their parents who in their turn inherit their parents, your grandparents. So unless the grandchild is mentioned in the will or the parents are deceased, the grandchild will not inherit the...
Asked in Adoption, Parenting and Children
What type of adoption is it when biological parents have considerable input into the adoption process?
This is called an open adoption. It allows the biological parents to select the adoptive parents and to be involved in their child's life after the adoption. The level of openness is agreed on before the adoption is completed. Sometimes it is letters, pictures, phone calls, and even visits. ...
Asked in Estates
Can adopted child in Virginia claim their biological parents estate?
No. Adoption removes the rights to the biological parents' estate.
Can you get your baby back on an open adoption?
Legal and lawful adoption is a process that ends in the final and irrevocable transference of all rights and responsibilities for a child from the biological parents to the adoptive parents. Open adoption is an agreement between adoptive parents and biological parents that addresses continuing contact between biological parents and the adopted child. This can take many forms, from regular letters to frequent visits. Open adoption does not alter the legality of the adoption, the finality and irrevocability, in any way. ...
If one of your parents was adopted can you find out who your biological grandparents are without the knowledge or consent of your parent?
With limited information it is possible to locate biological parents/grandparents via the internet at such sights as adoption.com. Look for reunion registries through which you can find biological parents if they want to be found. ...
Asked in Adoption, The Difference Between
What is the difference between a open adoption and a closed adoption?
In a closed adoption there is no contact between the biological parents and the child. They are allowed to try to contact the child when he is 18. In a open adoption the biological parents get letters and pictures from the adoptive parents and sometimes they get to see the child too. Unfortunately some parents decide to close the adoption after it has been finalized even though the said it would be open. ...
Asked in Adoption
Is it legal if your parents adopt you without adoption papers?
If your parents are not your biological parents and have adopted you and made themselves your legal guardians then they would have to have adoption papers or it wouldn't be legal. ...
What are the rights of a 17 yr old father if the girls parents want to give it up for adoption?
The grandparents have no right to the child, only the parents can decide about adoption. If she does not want custody the father can get it. ...
Asked in Custody, Children and the Law, Child Support
Can What if your ex wife file for child support after giving it up for adoption?
Typically, adoption terminates the rights and responsibilities of the biological parents. ...
Asked in Adoption, Custody, Children and the Law
Do the biological paternal grandparents have visitation rights after a child has been adopted in Massachusetts?
Only if the adoptive parents agree to it or if the grandparents have a court order. ...
Asked in Custody, Child Support
Does a father have to pay child support if not married but the mother is living with him but the baby lives with her parents?
If the grandparents are legal guardians and the child is living with them, the both of you as the biological parents have to pay child support to the grandparents. ...
Asked in Adoption, Academic Writing, Essays
What is adoption?
An adoption of a child is when two parents who cannot have children on their own or have some other reason not to have biological children contact either and adoption agency or an orphanage to bring into their home a child whose parents could not take care of him/her. This is the simple answer. ...
Asked in Extended Family
Which of the following describes an extended family?
B. Two parents, biological children, and grandparents from both sides
Asked in Adoption
How do you find your biological grandparents when your dad's adoptive parents are both passed?
If you know the name of his parents, perhaps look for their birth certificates? they should indicate who their parents were. ...
Asked in Adoption, Children and the Law
Do the biological paternal grandparents have visitation rights after a child has been adopted in Texas?
If the parents' rights have been terminated either by the court or voluntarily, and the child has been adopted, then the biological grandparents connection has also been severed and they can't seek access/visitation. However, there may be standing to intervene in the determination of custody BEFORE adoption has occurred. The only time grandparents are allowed to file suit for visitation is when there is a current, open suit for custody. Visitation is voluntary on the part of the adoptive parents if they believe that...
Asked in Adoption, Law & Legal Issues
What reference would a DNA test be if the child in question was given up for adoption?
The DNA test could show the biological parents of the child. This could come into play in an adoption if a father was challenging the adoption. ...
Asked in Custody
Can you adopt a child when the paternal father has partial custody?
Both biological parents have to sign their rights away or there will be no adoption. ...
Asked in Adoption
What is private placement in an adoption process?
This means that the parents who put the child up for adoption don't know where the child has gone. This can be done because either the biological parents don't want to know, or because the adoptive parents want complete privacy. ...