Legal Question in Family Law in California

can i still get custody of my kids if i signed my rights away years ago

Asked on 12/15/11, 2:57 pm

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It depends on how you "signed" them away. Unless it was as part of a child dependency proceeding where the state took custody away from you permanently, OR you gave them up as part of another person adopting them, such as a step-parent adoption, a document purporting to sign away parental rights is legally invalid.

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Answered on 12/15/11, 3:31 pm

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