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Asked on: 4/21/09, 2:37 pm

My husband wants to adopt my son

I had a son with a person that lives in another country (Dominican Republic), I came to U.S a day after my child was conceived, and my child was born in U.S, and my name is the only one on the birth certificate.

I have been married for a year to a man that has been the father figure of my child (we married when my son was 7 months). My son's biological father has never paid a penny for him, las time we talked on the phone was about 6 months

ago.

How can my husband legally adopt my son? would we need the consent of the biological father? even though there is no legal document that says he is the father?

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