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My child was adopted out at the age of seven she is now 27…

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My child was adopted...

My child was adopted out at the age of seven she is now 27 years old I filed her as my dependent in 2013 it's is saying that I need to send proof that shes my biological daughter and I have did that....now they are saying I need to send in something saying I've gained my rights back as her mother where do I get such paperwork please help this has been a never ending process

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

North Carolina

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Just found this out tonight.So no not yet

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That I've sent in original birth certificate and certified copies of the adoption order

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Basically if your child has been adopted by another family, that child is a member of THAT family. If at a later date you try to claim that child as a dependent, you need to provide a court order that shows that you have been granted parental rights over that person once again. And that would need to have happened before the child's 18th birthday. It's not enough to say she is your biological daughter, at least as it pertains being able to claim her now. Please let me know if I've answered your question.

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