I am 17 and am asking my dad to give up his parental rights. How do I do it. How long will it take.

I am a teenager and am seekeing help. He is an adoptive parent.

Herndon, VA -

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James Donald Garrett

James Donald Garrett

Domestic Violence Lawyer - Virginia Beach, VA
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Your father may not voluntarily give up any rights or responsibilities he has. The law does not allow this, unless there is another person to step into his shoes pursuant to an adoption.

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