In the state of Illinois, a biological father cannot give up his rights to the mother, but he can sign over his rights to another male. For example, a step father
No, if what is meant is, can a biological mother of a child give custodial rights to her mother without the necessity of court procedure and/or the agreement of the biological father.
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No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father must sign his rights away to the mother's husband.
No,the same rules apply wether you are the father or the mother you are not obligated to pay support.
If a father finds out he is the biological father of a child, he has as many rights to the child as the mother does. He can take the mother to court for custody or to set up a parenting plan.
A biological father is entitled to full custody rights to the child regardless of his marital status withthe mother.
None. The biological father has lost all rights when the new father adopted the child.
No. If you have been determined to be the child's biological father you and the mother will have equal parental rights if you remarry.
A child's biological father can have his name added to a child's birth certificate regardless of whether or not the mother agrees to it. If the biological father voluntarily relinquishes his parental rights and the child is legally adopted by another man, his name can be added to the birth certificate in place of the biological father.
Generally, a "non-biological" parent only has rights if there was a legal adoption.