My son is 4 years old, the father is ordered to pay child support does not, any time i try to ask the father about legal issues regarding my son he avoids the topic or says he needs to focus on himself at the time. I have gotten married and my husband wants to adopt my son. I have offered to sign away any past due child support and still allow him to be apart of out sons life if he wants. However, he thinks he is being a good father because when he files taxes the state takes it for past due child support. How do I convince him that this is not about me and him but in the best interest of our child? I feel very frustrated and no idea what I can do. The father is not a bad person just unrealistic about the situation.
Family Law Attorney
Given what you said, it does sound like you will need the father's signed consent to accomplish a stepfather adoption. Maybe a letter from an adoption attorney might get him to change his mind. Good luck.
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