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What do I need to do to secure total parental rights?
I have a six week old infant daughter who lives with me 100% of the time.
Her mother is a Chinese national without a green card. Currently she is in US under refugee status.
What type of documents do I need for her to execute and other actions that I need to take that give me total custody of my daughter? If I marry will my wife need to adopt my daughter? How do I address all of these issues At one time? Thanks happy Thanksgiving. Bill Garner,(###) ###-####
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Family Law
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What state is this in please? Happy Thanksgiving to you too!
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Family Lawyer: LegalGems, Lawyer replied 8 months ago
Texas family code 161 allows a parent to petition the fsmily court for voluntary termination. If they do not do that the other parent may file a request to terminate. Notice will need to be given to the other parent. If they don't contest it the court will typically enter termination. A new spouse can do a step parent adoption and usually that is approved if the spouse consents.Once rights are terminated there is no duty to financially support the child.
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Please seehttps://texaslawhelp.org/es/node/1684
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