The parent wishing to terminate the parental rights of the abandoning party would need to file a petition for termination of parental rights, based on the following statutes:
Here is a sample petition
http://centervideo.forest.usf.edu/tpr0410/Sample%20TPR%20Petition.pdf (this is filed by the state, but it can be modified, substituting the state for the parent requesting the termination)
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