YOur husband is the putative father and he may petition the court to adopt her. It would be up to the biological father to challenge the adoption. If he is not listed in Ohio's putative father registry and is not willing to establish paternity with a DNA test, then he will be unable to challenge the petition in court. If he does take the DNA test and does present a challenge, things become more complicated but it is still possible that a court would terminate his parental rights.
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Yes. Until paternity is established he is a putative father, not her father. He'll have to be served. Here's the good news. He'll have to take a DNA test to have standing to object. If he does, then you can get him for child support.
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