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I agree with my colleague, this is not a yes or no question; it is going to be very fact specific. Some issues include whether or not the biological father is interested in a relationship with the child, the strength and quality of your relationship with the child among many other things. The court will look at the best interest of the child along with the circumstances of the case. This is probably a situation where you should speak with an attorney. I hope it works out for you.
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This is a fact intensive question, and largely depends on the strength of the relationship with the children and where the biological father is.
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