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I filed to terminate my daughters biological fathers rights through abandonment. He hasn’t seen her for over a year. He wrote me and said he is fighting it. Do I still have a chance of winning? I have a fiancé who would like to adopt after we get married and proof of abandonment.

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Once you are married here you have real good chance to terminate and step parent adoption . You will need to marry first judge will not grant this otherwise.If he haqsn't done anything the adoption is in the best interest of the child.

You appear to have great facts here under California law to do so.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you! We originally had a court date scheduled for May 9 but they pushed it back today to June 27 and we are getting married on June 23 so we will be married before the new court date.

I think that will work fine, good luck here and congrats on all.

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