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My ex-husband has indicated he would consent to my fiance adopting

My ex-husband has indicated he would consent to my fiance adopting my sons. is there a form I can have him sign or does he just need to notarize a letter consenting to the adoption? We live in NY. Also, how do long do my finace and I have to be married in order for him to adopt them? We have known each other for 23 years, would that waive any of the waiting period or be taken into consideration for an immediate filing upon our marriage?

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My fianc e and I are adopting a baby from my step aunt. What

My fiancée and I are adopting a baby from my step aunt. What paperwork can we do ourselves to start the process and insure it is legal? Is it possible that we can do the entire adoption ourselves? Are the websites that offer you the information (paperwork) to do it yourself reputable? How much does a familiar adoption cost?

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What are the legal ways to adopt a great nephew temporarily

What are the legal ways to adopt a great nephew temporarily or permanently?-just wondered. I'm 51, so probably too old to do it-but have considered it-these nephews-right, there's 2 are 3 and 6 years old-quite a handful! at my age!! LOL! I live in Ohio.

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My daughters former husband abandoned her and their three

My daughter's former husband abandoned her and their three children 12 years ago. The husband moved out of State at that time and has not been involved in the family, not even child support, since then. The children's ages now are 23, 16 and 12. When the divorce occured (12 years ago) we (the grandparents) moved our daughter and her family in with us. We have been living together ever since. Our daughter (the mother of above children) now has what apparently is terminal brain cancer. Our questions: 1. we understand the eldest is an adult, the second eldest likely can make a decison regarding whom she lives with. What about the 12 year old? 2. what can/should we do- while daughter is living- to insure the 'children' remain in our custody and home? Thank you CGrandpa S [email protected] WE LIVE IN KENTWOOD, MICHIGAN!

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my brother and sister in law are losing custody of their son

my brother and sister in law are losing custody of their son who has FAS. Do I have any rights to adopt?

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What is the appeal process for a negative home study Who do

What is the appeal process for a negative home study? Who do I contact? The worker stated to us that she is going to deny us. She sent the lawyer an email stating why. She has not even received all of our reference letters back. The adoption lawyer we have been working with stated that there is no appeals process but I am finding online that there is.

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How would I go about gaining custody of minor children in the

How would I go about gaining custody of minor children in the state of Texas that have been removed from the biological mother's home? We live in Missouri.

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if a juge is in process of to term. parents rights,is it to

if a juge is in process of to term. parents rights,is it to late to petion to adopt if parents agree to family adoption?dhs worker told me can't adopt kin and want to ask foster parents to adopt. is this legal if family was'nt ask first and told mom not to wooy about that as plan was to reurn home,but not going that way.please help. attornory out of town until jan.we are pushed for time. I found out on the 20th. of dec.

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Can a non-spouse adopt my biological child

I am in a long term heterosexual relationshipand have a child. My partner would like to adopt my child and become the child''s legal father. The biological father is deceased. Can this be done without us getting married?

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