Legal Advice for Biological Parent — 9 results
Written by attorney Allison M. Limb, about 1 year ago.
Any adult 10 years older than the prospective adoptee may adopt. Preference is typically given to married couples, but if it is in the best interest of the child, a single adult may also... more
Written by attorney Scott G. Millard, almost 3 years ago.
When a child is born to a woman that is legally married, that child's legal father is presumed to be the husband. This seems fairly logical, however this has led to several legal issues... more
Written by attorney Lisa Ruggieri, 11 months ago.
Read the following article to learn more about the latest developments in same-sex custody battles.
Written by attorney Kelly Rickert, about 4 years ago.
Before we start, here is my ever-proper lawyer disclaimer: without knowing the SPECIFIC details of the custody proceeding, my opinions are merely based on my legal experience. Thus, I am... more
Written by attorney John W Redmann, almost 3 years ago.
MOTHER OF THE BABY: Birth Mother-Related Questions
1. When can the mother of the baby start the adoption process?
The mother may start planning for the adoption process at any time. The... more
Written by attorney Liridona Sinani, over 1 year ago.
To answer this question briefly, a biological father has no rights to a child born while the mother was married to another man, unless the mothers husband relinquishes his parental rights... more
Written by attorney Andrew Myers, over 4 years ago.
Step parents and adoptive parents exercise parental rights every day. In some cases, grandparents get parental rights. But two 2008 cases address the issue of parental rights where the... more
Written by attorney Amanda Deering, over 3 years ago.
When dealing with matters that affect custody of children,
California family law courts make determinations based on what is in the best
interest of the child. California Family Code
Written by attorney Alan Brinkmeier, almost 4 years ago.
The adoption process is fairly straightforward for stepparent adoptions, aside from the issue of getting consent. And, that seems to be no problem since you say the biological father is... more