You want to adopt your grandson Do you need to get both parents consent even if they are unmarried?
That is going to depend on your state.
I would like to adopt my stepchild do i need her father's permission he has no parental rights to her?
It is not illegal in certain cases to adopt a child without parent's consent. Being adopted at an older age, my parents had no consent who my adoptive parents were. My biological parents rights were terminated from the state because they were not deemed fit to be parents and I was in the foster care system. Being an unfit parent means neglecting and or abusing their child(ren). Social Services comes to take the child away…
Can a step mom adopt a stepdaughter without the mothers consent in California if the parents share 5050 active custody?
How do you adopt your teen sister if she is pregnant at 15 and youre the only one who can afford to care for her I am an adult and a military spouse?
If her legal guardian (probably her parents) consent, an adoption could be simple. If the present parents will not consent, you would need to litigate the issue. You should speak with an attorney that practices adoption law in your state for more information. Perhaps you could be awarded a guardianship rather than having to adopt her.
Is it a two-country bureaucratic nightmare for a US citizen to adopt an illegal child if their parents are in the country and give consent?
Can an unmarried girl get in trouble by not telling the real dad when the baby is born even if she knows the dad wants to share custody of the child and can another man adopt without dad's consent?
No. In the United States, sexual orientation is generally irrelevant for single-parent adoptions. There are some states where same-sex married couples can jointly adopt. There are states where unmarried couples cannot jointly adopt and same-sex married couples are legally considered unmarried. There are some states where single gay parents can adopt, but same-sex married couples cannot. There are also many states where the adoption may be legal, but there are no legal protections against discrimination…
The easiest way would require the consent to the adoption by both parents. If one or both of the parents aren't willing to consent it may be possible if you can show the court that the child would be better off with you but you should consult with an attorney who specializes in custody and adoption issues. You will need expert advice from a professional who knows the law and the court system.
An annulment dissolves the marriage as though it had never taken place. If two unmarried people have a child one does not need to adopt the child to be its legal parent. If it was your marriage and is your child the annulment doesn't affect your position as the child's parent. An adoption isn't necessary. You should consult with an attorney. On the other hand, if you wish to adopt a child from your present…
That is something I would really recommend to you because at its essence, an adoption, whether through a private or public agency is a court process and using a lawyer would ease the process tremendously. It is becoming more common for parents to remarry and have their new spouse adopt their child from a previous relationship. In order for a stepparent to adopt, he or she will need the written consent of the other biological…
Adoption is a court procedure among other things and because of that there are certain things the court wants to be sure of before allowing for an adoption and at the top of that list is the status of the child's biological parents. It is becoming more common for parents to remarry and have their new spouse adopt their child from a previous relationship. In order for a stepparent to adopt, he or she will…
Both parents must voluntarily relinquish their parental rights or the court must permanently terminate the rights of the parents due to other issues such as neglect and/or abuse before a child is eligible for adoption. A legal adoption must be gained through the prescribed legal process as dictated by the laws of the state in which the child resides.
No. When you leave a child for adoption the papers you sign mean that you are legally prevented from being that child's parent again. The final decision on who will adopt a child is the courts even if the adoptive parents say yes in this case. The adoption can be reverted so the child is up for adoption again if they feel they are not his parents but the biological parents can not adopt him.
In the case of a kinship adoption, which is generally done with the consent of the parties, you should contact an attorney who specializes in adoptions. States have various laws regarding adoptions and there may be social services involvement such as evaluations and in some states, the adoptive parents must register as foster parents. An attorney will help you navigate the process in your state with the least difficulty.