Legal Question in Family Law in Texas

Signing away rights.

What does it take to sign away parental rights to a child that is conceived out of marriage?

Asked on 5/02/00, 10:48 am

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James Grissom Law Office of James P. Grissom

Re: Signing away rights.

an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights and a waiver of interest, if the father. These document will need to be filed in a court proceeding. You can't just sign a document to surrender your rights to the child as you would sign over a title to a car.

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Answered on 6/16/00, 9:18 am

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