My sons who is 8 his father is absent and has been for over 2 years. He don’t pay Childsupport has no job, no car, no liscense and no place to sleep. He is in and out of rehab and jail because he’s a hard drug addict. Me and my husband have been together for 7 years, we have 2 kids together he makes very good money and we have our own place with cars and are never in trouble with the law. My husband wants to adopt my son since his biological father hasn’t been around. Do I have a good chance at winning in court to get my sons biological fathers rights terminated?
As long as you are represented by a attorney familiar with the step parent adoption process you should be fine. Your ex must be served with the petition or his consent must be obtained. Many attorney's have access to investigators who can easily locate absent parents. Do not attempt to represent yourself, the process normally takes quite a bit less time if you are represented by competent counsel. Best of luck.
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