I have had custody of my cousins child since he was born 10 months ago. The parents asked me to take custody because both the mother and child tested positive for drugs. The father is also currently incarcerated. They have not tried to contact me in anyway to see the child or to check on his well being. How do I need to go about adopting him. Do they have to relinquish parental rights or is there some way to petition the courts?
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