What rights does a adopted child have to find their birth parents?

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There is no law saying they can or can't search for their birth parents if that's what you mean. Is it a good idea to? That depends on how much you know about the birth parents. I think the best thing to do would be to talk to your child about it or try talking to a counseler. I guess in the end it will be the child's decision and if that's what they decide to do then the best thing for you to do would be to support them.
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What legal rights does a godfather have should the single parent of an adopted child die?

None. Unless the godfather is in the will as the person who will be given the child if the parent dies, there are no rights. If the will does not otherwise specify how to handle the child, and you want to adopt the child, you should get in contact with the social workers who are handling the chi ( Full Answer )

Can you still adopt if you have had parental rights removed but for reasons other than child abuse?

This is something that would be dealt with on a case by case basis; start by talking to DCF (or whatever it's called in your area: department of children and families) and get information directly from them. Answer I don't think that they will allow anyone to adopt that has had their parental r ( Full Answer )

Do you have the right as a noncustodial parent to put your child up for adoption?

Answer . \nNot without the other parent agreeing to the relinquishment of his or her parental rights as well.\n. \nAny parent can file for the voluntary termination of parental rights.\n. \nIt is the judge's decision whether it will be granted, and if so, to what extent.\n. \nA TPR is not a l ( Full Answer )

How do adopted children find their birth parents?

One of the best ways to do this is to file a "Petition to Break the Seal of Adoption." Once the legal seal is broken (the fee to do this yourself - known as "Pro Se" in the legal world - is around $100) you can then get a copy of your original birth certificate with your birth parents names. There w ( Full Answer )

What are your rights as an adopted child if both your adopted parents die?

India Adopted child has all the rights under the Hindu law, which the biological natural children has. They have right to inherit the properties of adopted parents. US, Canada and UK A legally adopted child is a legal heir at law with all the rights of a biological child. See related quest ( Full Answer )

What is the emotional stage for a child who has been adopted toward the birth parent?

Answer . The emotional state of anyone who is adopted varies from one person to the next - there is no set "norm". Factors involved include whether the child knows he or she is adopted, whether he or she knows and/or interacts with the birth parent, the maturity of the child, the "stability" of ( Full Answer )

How old does a adopted child have to be to contact their birth parents?

It should be when the child is ready to be contacting there birth parents! Thetr is no age limit Good LUCK Yes I agree, children should be able to contact their birth parents when they are ready! You can be 20 or 30 it doesn't really matter. Ktionna Queen

Should Adopted Children find out about their Birth Parents?

Yes/No Situation. It's something an individual will want to know, to complete them. Without knowing, there will be an empty hole - a missing piece to the puzzle of you. On the other hand, your birth parents didnt want you, they left you. Does that not hurt? Why would you want to find them and ( Full Answer )

Do adopted children have the right to find their biological parents?

Yes, every child has the rights to find their biological parents. For an instance their health. It's for the child to decide, give them a chance to decide for themselves. When they are adults they can do as they wish but sometimes the biological parents don't want contact and can then take measur ( Full Answer )

Does an adopted child have rights to the deceased birth mothers house and assets?

A legally adopted child is considered the parent's child just as much as if they had given birth to that child. So being adopted does not affect the rights or the heirship of the deceased parent's house and assets, even if they have biological children, as well. What does matter, is the state's law ( Full Answer )

Can an adoptive father voluntary terminate his parental rights in a divorce to end child support?

The only way that parental rights will be terminated is if both parents and the family court agree that it is in the best interest of the child to terminate them. Simply wishing to stop being responsible for child support typically is not sufficient reason to terminate because it leaves the child in ( Full Answer )

What rights does a birth mother have to contact an adopted child?

In the United States the rights of a birth mother to contact an adopted child are determined by state law. If an adoption agency handled the adoption, then the birth mother has no rights until the child is of legal age. After that, the adoption agency will usually help the birth mother find the adop ( Full Answer )

How can a birth parent explain adoption to their child?

tell him/her the reason why you gave them up (e.g i was very young when you were born, too young to look after you and give you a proper life, the life you deserve, so i had to give you to someone else, someone i knew could give you a good life) tell him/her how much you care about them try and be ( Full Answer )

How can a birth parent explain to their young child that they are going to be adopted by a relative?

Unfortunately, you did not give any reason as to why the birth parent is giving up their young child to a relative. If at all possible; even if it means government assistance the birth parent should try to keep their child. If it's absolutely impossible then all the birth parent can do is try to exp ( Full Answer )

Can a female adopt her girlfriend's child after the father signs over his parental rights?

The ability to adopt a child as a gay or lesbian parent varies from state to state. Gays and lesbians have several options open to them when considering adoption. What you are wanting to do is know as second parent adoption. A second parent adoption is where an unmarried couple jointly adopts a chil ( Full Answer )

What are your rights if you are the birth parent in an open adoption?

A parent should have the right:. To make the placement decision in a fully informed manner, devoid of pressure or coercion. . To reconsider an adoption plan at any point prior to the legal finalizing of the relinquishment. . To be informed from the start of any monetary expectations - such as rep ( Full Answer )

Do adopted kids find their birth parents?

Sometimes I just found out that the male listed on my long form birth certificate is not my father but rather the ex-husband that she was separated from at the time. They did not list father if they were not married. In the seventies it was common for the Judge to legally lie on the paperwork, it ( Full Answer )

Is it illegal for an outsider to tell an adopted child who is still under aged the whereabouts of his birth parents or tell the birth parents the whereabouts of the adopted child?

That can be extremely harmful for the child. If that was my child I would forbid you to ever see him again. That would be breaking a trust. If you have the need to tell you wait until they are 18 and let their parents know first that you are going to do so because they are the ones that has to deal ( Full Answer )

After a child is adopted by there uncle and aunt does there birth mother still have right to see them?

No. If your thinking of giving your baby up to adoption, research the effects it will have on you and the child. Once you sign papers you have no rights and it is very difficult, if not impossible, to get the baby back after papers are signed. First mother go through unbelievable pain and regret. If ( Full Answer )

How do the state know if the parent who is adopting is right for the child?

Of course there are no guarantees, but the process to adopt a child is a long and grueling one for the prospective adoptive parent (PAP). It takes many months (usually years) to proceed with an adoption, during which time the PAP is interviewed in their home several times (that is called a home stud ( Full Answer )

How do you give up your parental right to a adopted child?

I read your question as asking how to give up parental rights to an adopted child and not how to adopt a child. You haven't added enough detail about your situation for anything but a general answer. It would be important to know if there is a parent who is willing and able to take full responsibi ( Full Answer )

Parental rights on an adopted child?

Part of the adoption process involves the termination of rights of the biological parents. When the adoption is finalized, the adoptive parents assume the rights and responsibilities of the biological parents.

How do you explain to an adoptive young child about their birth parent?

Start when the child is very young, referring to the birth mother who lovingly gave birth, knowing the child would need another mother who would love, care for and raise this special baby. Let the child know she / he was loved from the beginning by the mother who loved them enough to give them up an ( Full Answer )

How can a child resemble an adoptive parent?

Nature vs Nurture Physically quite difficult.. but by nurturing the child, the latter will show some common pattern as far as attitude is concerned..

Can you adopt a child after their adopted parent dies?

Once adopted the child becomes a part of that family just as if they were born into it. If the adoptive parents die the socialworkers will ask the relatives and if they can not the child will go to foster care and up fpor adoption again. But the birth parents can never adopt the child back.

What are the rights of a birth parent once she relinquishes their custody to a child?

That depends on the circumstances of the custody modification. Was it permanent, temporary, was the child adopted, did the parent voluntarily relinquish parental rights or were they terminated by the court? No one here can possibly give you an answer without a lot of detailed information including y ( Full Answer )

Does the biological father of a child have any rights to a child if birth mother and presumed birth father put child up for adoption?

Yes. The child cannot be put up for adoption unless both biological parents give up their parental rights so unless you have done that the child can not be adopted unless the court strip you of your parental rights. Her boyfriend or "birth father" as you call him, has no rights to the child at all a ( Full Answer )

How do you get the rights of a step parent who has adopted your child turned over?

I'm sorry but the court will not revert the adoption. You can try and I suggest you consult a lawyer on this but this is extremely rare if it even happens. Even if he lose custody and they terminate his rights they will not go back to you. The court will not think it is in the child's best interest ( Full Answer )