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He essentially give up everything. The child is no longer his legally. He has no responsibilities toward the child and has no visitation rights.

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Can a father have his name added to a child's birth certificate if the mother agrees?

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Can a child at age 14 decide if he wants to be adopted by his stepfather?

If his biological father gives up his parental rights, yes then he can if he wants and if the judge agrees.

Can your daughter live with ex husband if she is not his biological daughter?

If he has adopted her then he is her father and has all of the biological fathers rights transferred to him at adoption. If adopted yes

Can a biological child lose her rights to be consider on father estate if she was adopted?

Yes, adoption terminates the parent child relationship of the biological father, so unless the biological father had a will, the child is not legally his child.

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My husband is not my daughters biological father yet his name is on her birth cert and we are now getting divorced What rights does he have to my daughter?

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Does an adopted parent have to give biological parents visitations rights?

No. When a child has been legally adopted the parental rights of the biological parents have been terminated and they have no rights regarding the child.

If a biological father of an adopted child wants rights when he was never there for the child even before the birth?

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Does a father owe child support if child adopted by another?

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What is the difference between an adoptive father and a stepfather?

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Can child be adopted without biological fathers consent?

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If you are adopted should your adoptive or biological father sign your wedding certificate?

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

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Do adopted children have the same rights as biological children?

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If a biological father is not determined and the child is adopted by another man through the court can paternity be determined at 6 years of age and would the biological father have any rights left?

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