Well my sons dad wants to sign over his rights to his son. He hasnt been or seen his son in 5years he dont provide anything for him he dont call to see how he is doing. So im trying to figure out how i would go about getting the papers for his dad to legally sign over his rights. Hiw or what do i got to do to get this done.
Consult with an experienced family law attorney in your community to assist you with the process, and just as importantly to make sure that it is the right decision for you and the child.
Most courts will now allow a parent to just sign over his/her rights. He is obligated to provide support for his children and courts won't typically allow someone to voluntarily avoid that responsibility.
Bad move. The court probably would not allow it anyway. You're entitled to child support whether he sees the child or not. If the court would somehow sign off on this, you're probably as part of the deal going to give up child support. That will be lost forever but there's nothing to stop the father from re-establishing rights in the future. If it's for an adoption though, that's different although you don't really need his consent for it.
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