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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?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Nebraska

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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She was born in California and bio father lives in Chicago

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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.

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