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no the mother should have the legal obligation to take care of the child

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Q: If the father gives up rights to the child can the mother still collect child support from the father?
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If a father terminates his rights can he collect child support from the mother if the child lives with him?

if the mother terminates her rights can he collect child support from the mother if child lives with him?

If the father does not pay child support for more then a year can the mother get full custody or can she get the father's parental rights revoked?

Yes as the father has become a defaulter then the mother can get full custody and have the parental rights of the father revoked.

Does child support continue for father after mother gets his parental rights terminated?

Yes. And it's not the mother who gets his rights terminated, it is the court.

Can a mother give up her rights to the father?

Yes, if the mother does not want the child and the father is willing to take the child. Then the mother may sign her rights over to the father if the father is able to take of the child. Signing over one's rights will not terminate child support obligation(s).

Can the father relinquish his rights and not pay child support if the mother do not want him to?

Normally you would not be allowed to relinquish your rights just to avoid paying support, but, you are allowed to do so if the mother doesn't want the support money.

If mother terminates her rights does father pay child support?

Child support would generally go to the person raising the child. Mother might even be ordered to pay to father.

Can a father have rights relinquished if there is no father to take his place?

Not voluntarily. The court must approve and the mother must not collect Welfare. see link

Biological mother signs her rights away to the grandmother does biological mother still have to pay support?

No,the same rules apply wether you are the father or the mother you are not obligated to pay support.

In Minnesota if you sign over your parental rights to a child do you still have to pay child support?

No, when a mother or father relinquishes his parental rights he is no longer responsible for child support.

Does a father still have to pay child support if the mother is granted sole custody of a child?

Unless the father has his parental rights terminated, of course he needs to support his child -

Can a mother come back to the father for child support after he has relinquished his parental rights eleven years ago?


What rights does a father have if he wasnt married to the mother?

1) to pay support; 2) to petition the courts for visitation

Can a father give up parental rights with mother's consent?

Yes, but that does not free him from his child support obligations.

What rights does the father have if he is on the birth cirtificate but not married to the mother?

He has the right to pay child support and petition for visitation.

What rights does the father have as her child's birth father?

If not married he has to prove paternity in court to get his parental rights. He can then petition for custody, visitation and pay child support. If married to the mother they have equal rights to the child.

If an unmarried father chooses not to pay child support does he still have rights to child in CA?

An unmarried father cannot "choose" to not pay child support. The laws in every state require that a father pay for the support of his child. The mother must bring an action to the appropriate court so that a child support order can be established. Visitation rights are separate and a father can have visitation rights established by the court. Visitation rights are not dependent on paying child support.

What are the legal rights of unwed mothers in Missouri?

If the father does not request a DNA test, the mother holds all of the parental responsibility and rights. The mother cannot request child support. The father cannot request custody or visitation.

In Kentucky what is the law on signing your rights away and not paying child support?

You can sign your rights away but you will still have to pay child support if you are the father or mother of the child. There is no way to avoid paying child support.

Can a father sign rights over to single mother?

If the mother in question is financial able and has shelter and means to support the child then most definitely.

Can the biological mother request relinquished parental rights if the biological father does not pay child support or make contact?


Can a mother refuse the rights to a father even if the child support is paid in full?

Not if there are court orders. see links

If the father signs his rights over to the mother does he still have to pay child support?

Having a child is a responsibility which you must continue to pay for, rights have nothing to do with it.

If the mother and the stepfather has legal custody what rights do the natural father have?

The rights of the natural father depends on if the father has given up his rights or not. If he has not given up his rights, he has the same rights as the mother, or as outlines in the custody order.

How does a child's father terminate parental rights in Michigan?

Only with the permission of the court and the mother, AND provided she does not now, nor in the future, collect AFDC.

If the father signs rights over to mother in state of Wisconsin does he still have to pay child support?

last i knew unless there is a step father willing to adopt the courts will not let you give up rights if there is a step father willing to adopt you will not have to pay child support