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I am a little bit unclear about what question it is that you have for us on this custody issue? If you want to release any right and interest that you have in your daughter you are legally permitted to do that an. However, the child support enforcement department can still pursue you for child support payments for your daughter unless your daughter is fully adopted by another person who will be her father (for example, your ex remarries and her new husband wants to adopt your daughter). If your daughter is currently in foster care and placed with a family, there is a possibility that the people who are foster parents may be interested in adopting your daughter or there may be other families interested as well in adoption. If that happens then the state of Washington might hold a court hearing to terminate the parental rights of both yourself and your estranged wife and if that is the case, you will be asked to sign a full release of your parental rights to the state (and if the state does take custody permanently to put her up for adoption in this matter, you will not be asked to pay child support on a going forth basis but you will also never be permitted to see her or interact with her again).
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