Sole Custody-Need birth parents Consent for Adoption?
My fiancee would like to adopt my 4yo child. Do we need the birth parents consent?
I have sole legal and physical custody.
Adoption would not interfere with birth parents supervised visitation.
Asking for consent would cause birth momma dramarama.
Do I need the birth parents consent for my fiancee to adopt if I have sole legal and physical custody?
Answered on: 5/20/09, 9:56 pm by James Chau
Re: Sole Custody-Need birth parents Consent for Adoption?
The other parent would have to agree to relinquishing their legal rights to the child to have your fiance adopt the child. I would suggest educating yourself on adoptions at your local court house, self help center.
Good luck. Please consult with a local attorney prior to taking any legal action.
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San Jose, CA. 95110
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