If temporary divorce orders were drawn up with the father paying court-ordered child support is he obligated to pay child support if he signs over parental rights before final court?
The father cannot relinquish his parental rights until the
divorce decree has been finalized. When that is done, he can file a
TPR suit it may or may not be granted and he may or may not be
relieved of his financial obligation. Relinquishment of parental
rights is generally granted to allow the minor child to become
eligible for adoption by the new spouse of the custodial parent,
not so the non custodial parent can escape his or her financial