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I am an adopted mother of a teen son who I fostered at 18 mo
I am an adopted mother of a teen son who I fostered at 18 mo and adopted at 4. His biological mother, who's parental rights where involuntarily terminated in Ohio continues to text, call and post things on Facebook to him. He told me she is promising to get him a car and wants him to move in when he turns 18. She is a felon, drug abuse, doesn't work and is on probation. I would like to stop her from contacting him. I didn't think it was legal, and I want to protect my son.
After finalization of an adoption, are adoptive parents required
After finalization of an adoption, are adoptive parents required to keep in contact or send pictures? The adoption plan was for a closed adoption, but soon after placement she began wanting pictures...etc. We were instructed to oblige at least until finalization. At birth, baby tested positive for drugs and state was called in and things got pretty crazy. She ended up following through on the adoption plan, however, instead of the baby going to the state. Now that everything is final, are we okay to end contact with everyone involved without any consequences, legal or otherwise?
my girlfriend had twins that she claimed to be mine, they are
my girlfriend had twins that she claimed to be mine, they are 8 months old and live in california with a family, she said it was a closed adoption and now she wants them back, i never saw them i live in another state, she lives in ny and wants them back, is this possible? she wants me to pay process and child support, but she gave them up
My wife gave birth 23 years ago to a girl in a closed adoption
My wife gave birth 23 years ago to a girl in a closed adoption in the state of Rhode Island. Somehow the girl has found out my wife's identity. She has reached out to my wife via phone and Facebook etc... My wife's desire is that this adoption remain "closed". This girl has subsequently done "research" online and has reached out to at least 2 extended family members who were not aware of her existence.How can this happen? What are our legal avenues!
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How can I open a closed adoption in Virginia? I was adopted
How can I open a closed adoption in Virginia? I was adopted at two and a half years old and I am currently 51. I have encountered some recent health issues and have a 16 year old daughter and would like to have some kind of medical history; not to mention satisfy my curiosity.
my son signed for his son to be adopted by a lawyer visiting
my son signed for his son to be adopted by a lawyer visiting him at college in another state to sign the papers. he doesn't know if the child was his but signed the papers without speaking to anyone. we are just finding this out and he is now confused what can he do. the adoption was handled in texas and the baby is in idaho
The legal aid lawyer in NJ told me I gave up my rights as aView more family law questions
The legal aid lawyer in NJ told me I gave up my rights as a birth mother when I allowed my child to be adopted by a relative. As a result, I have no attorney going into a hearing that I requested so that I could see my child occasionally (the child knows who I am and we interacted very well at a recent family function). But the relative is furious that I would try for visitation (even supervised, short visits) and we go to court soon. I am petrified by my relative and would like a friend to speak and testify on my behalf. In NJ, is this allowed? If so, how does my friend prepare?