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I had a child thru a sperm bank and am married to a woman we…

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I had a child thru a sperm bank and am married to a woman we are getting divorced does does my wife have a legal rights to our child , of the child has not been legally adopted by her ?

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

Colorado

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Family Lawyer: RayAnswers, Lawyer replied 9 months ago

Not if the other party here, the wife did not legally adopt the child.There is no legal relationship absent an adoption.You are the sole parent at this point if the sperm was donated.You would not have to deal with custody issues in a divorce.It will be much more simpler.

Under Colorado law the wife has nl legal claims if there was no adoption.

I appreciate the chance to help you and wish you the best in the divorce.

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