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Could you clarify?
I thought you said that the father's rights had already been terminated?
Did the Court terminate the father's rights?
What state does this issue pertain to?
Thank you for the information.
If the mother is willing to sign over her rights and the father's rights have already been terminated, then your part to adopting the child is a lot smoother. You would need to file Petition for Adoption at the District Court in the County where the child resides. Along with the petition, the mother must complete and sign Voluntary Relinquishment of Parental Rights. You should obtain these forms at the Courthouse in the Clerk's office.