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Experience:  9+ years of experience in divorce, custody battles and mediation.
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I have a 16 year old daughter that would like my husband to

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I have a 16 year old daughter that would like my husband to adopt her. Does the biological father have to sign her off?
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Nebraska
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: She was born in California and bio father lives in Chicago
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  originallawyer replied 2 months ago.

Hello! Please stand by as I work on your answer!

Expert:  originallawyer replied 2 months ago.

Yes, if the biological father is on the birth certificate, he must either consent to the adoption and relinquish his parental rights or he must be notified of the adoption and if he doesn't consent a Judge must terminate his rights.