A step parent has no legal rights regarding the minor, biological children of their spouse. In order to have parental rights the children must be legally adopted. After a legal adoption the non-biological parent will have parental rights and responsibilities.
as regards what?
In Indiana the legal age for a child to leave their parents is 18 years.
A step-parent does not have any legal rights over the step-children.
In Indiana, and I assume everywhere, either parent may go before the court and give up their legal rights to the child.
Whether you have sole legal and physical custody or the other parent has any parental rights.Whether you have sole legal and physical custody or the other parent has any parental rights.Whether you have sole legal and physical custody or the other parent has any parental rights.Whether you have sole legal and physical custody or the other parent has any parental rights.
Unless there is a divorce decree or legal case which states specific rights for each parent, the non-custodial non-supporting parent has no legal rights or obligations.
No, a step parent has no legal rights to the child. They can only get that through the court or adoption.
For a step parent to have parental rights over the step child they would have to adopt.
Parental rights are paramount to "grandparents rights". In most jurisdictions there are no such rights.
Not without the legal system involved. Not without the legal system involved.
No. If the document calls for a parent or guardian it must be a parent or guardian. Unless the step parent has adopted the child or otherwise been awarded parental rights by the courts the legal parent must perform all legal functions
The step parents generally have no legal rights regarding the children.
Generally, a "non-biological" parent only has rights if there was a legal adoption.
18 ..if accompanied by parent...and are there to consume food not alcohol
age 18see links
Yes, a legal guardian can be appointed by the court without the rights of biological parent(s) being permanently terminated.
The simple answer is NO, step parents do not have legal "rights" regarding their step-children. In order to have legal parental rights the step parent must legally adopt the children.
No. A legal guardian is not a parent.No. A legal guardian is not a parent.No. A legal guardian is not a parent.No. A legal guardian is not a parent.
It depends on the terms of the separation agreement, but in general, no: giving up your rights as a parent does not necessarily release you from your obligations as a parent.
In either of those scenarios, the non-legal or second parent will likely have few rights regarding the child. While there are a small number of state courts that consider the second parent to have equal rights to the child regardless of biological or legal ties, most courts look only at biological and legal rights and go no further.
Joint legal or joint physical?see links
Through the court.