Posts Tagged ‘consent’

Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights and How it Works

If there is good cause, voluntary termination of parental rights can move forward. However, this means that both parties have to consent to the matter. Every parent has a right to have a relationship with a child, which means on a financial and personal level. You might find that voluntary termination of rights is a… Continue reading →

How do I Initiate a Stepparent Adoption?

What happens if your child’s birthparent has not been supporting or visiting your child for an extended period of time? What if you wish for your husband or wife, the child’s stepparent, to officially adopt the child? Stepparent adoption may not be as difficult as other types of child adoption, but there are steps that… Continue reading →