I am the mother of an 8 yr old that has not seen her "bio-dad" in over a year. Last call was christmas. He has not paid support in a year, but recently has been tracked down thru dcs and is now having wages garnished. I am re married and my husband has been her " daddy" for 4.5 years. My x has not regularly adheared to the parenting plan as he went months not seeing her then followed it for a while then didnt and so on. My husband now would like to adopt her, we also have a child together. She does not see or hear from anyone on her biodads side of the family. How can we go about filing for sole custody, abandonment and adoption by my husband? I also need to file contempt against my x for non compliance of a court ordered mediation. What steps should I follow? I want him to cut his ties to her now, she doesn't know who he is anymore and it would be really hard on her if she had to start visitation again at this point. Please advise
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