In january 2011 i gave my baby to adoptive parents. my mom and i ask a family friend if she knew any one and she found a couple i met and we decided it was best interest of the child. because at the time i was in trouble with cps/drugs...etc. i was cleared in November 2011. from cps. me and the baby fathers sign over our parental rights in June 2011. now they have a court date 5/29/12 for finalization. Is it too late if we now want the child back,? since his mom said they will help us
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i called the family and threaten to come get the child. We went by their home and demanded the child. They put a criminal tresspass. The grandmother who said she will help said she will get us an attorney, but we havent told her we got a volunteer to relinguish all parental rights to the child/notarized the letter and gave it to the attorney for the adoptive parents. I just want to know is it too late, being that the finalization is close
Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX X will be happy to answer your question.I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation.Were both yours and the biological father's parental rights terminated by the court?How old is the child?Did you receive any type of compensation for this adoption?Is the final hearing for the adoption?
january 19.2011. Yes the father and i both did the volunteer ptr. We got the forms from the court in june and went to a notory and delivered it to the attorney. We did not go to court. During the delivery cps came to remove the child, and my other 3yr ofl. because of my drug addictions. and the family violence the father had. So we decided to give the baby to the family annd had the adoptive father sign the birth certificate. cps, nurse and other family member was present, but if i tell his mother we signed over the righrs she will put us out and then we will be homelss
thank you for your follow-up.This is an extremely unfortunate and heartbreaking situation that you ran, however generally at this point given the facts you have stated, it is unlikely that this adoption can be successfully contested and unfortunately it is more than likely that the fathers mother will find out about the fact that you voluntarily terminated your parental rights and agreed for this couple to adopt your child, even though it might not be easy for the grandmother to discover this information unless she tries to intervene in the current adoption proceedings and somehow contest on her own, because court records related to the adoption are sealed and confidential and cannot be obtained by general public without a court order.I would strongly suggest for you to consult with a local child custody attorney, however you have to be truthful with this attorney in order for the attorney to make correct determination whether you have any chance at this point the contest the final adoption hearing.You can find an experienced local child custody attorney, by using this well trusted and reputable attorney information/referral websites:www.marindale.comwww.lexmundi.comwww.justia.comwww.lawyers.com
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