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Thanks for your question. If you are the applicant they would go over your name, relationship to child and other information in the petition. You would tell them that you are the applicant here and go over any questions they have about your relationship to the child and why the termination/adoption are in child's best interests here.
The judge would want to make sure that you are serious and involved for the long haul here and ready to assume the role of parent including support and raising of the child. It is a serious long time permanent commitment. They may have other background questions here. Just look the judge in the eye and give them straight answers here and you will be fine..
Hello, thankyou fot you answer,in the light that they said as in they have found prospective adopters,the preliminary is to last only fifteen minutes, i feel that this is a ridiculous time limit and that the hearing is finalised and that the courts etc do not want to hear my side of the case.