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Q: If a father gives up his parental rights does that mean the child can be adopted?
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Can a father sign over parental rights to an unborn child in Alabama?

No. The father has no parental rights until the child is born.No. The father has no parental rights until the child is born.No. The father has no parental rights until the child is born.No. The father has no parental rights until the child is born.


Does the father have to relinquish parental rights before the child is adopted?

Yes, both parents do.


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 only relinquish your custody rights and your ability to make decisions on behalf of the child.


Does the father need to relinquish parental rights in order for the child to be adopted?

Yes, both parents do.


Can a father reliquish his parental rights to avoid paying child support?

Generally you still have to pay child support even though you are giving up your parental rights unless the child is being adopted.


If a father terminates his parental rights does he still pay child support in the State of Wisconsin?

Yes, until/unless the child is adopted.


In Alabama does a father still have to pay child support if he gives up his parental rights?

Yes, until/unless the child is adopted.


Can a father relinquish parental rights in al?

Yes, however terminating parental rights does not terminate child support obligations unless the child is being adopted. All it will do is terminate the father's right to visit their child and/or have any decision making power in their lives.


Should a custodial mother file a child support modification when her child was legally adopted?

Who legally adopted the child?If the mother's new husband legally adopted the child, then the biological father's parental rights had to be terminated first. Which means that the biological father is NOT obligated to pay child support anymore. The new adoptive father has taken on all rights and responsibilities for the child.


Can an adopted father of a child give up his rights to the child after a divorce?

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.


How can the father get out of paying child support?

That will happen if the child gets adopted not otherwise. Even if you give up your parental rights you still have to pay.


Does a child have to know biological father for him to give up parental rights?

No. There is no requirement for the child to have to "know" the father for him to give up his parental rights.

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