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I am 17 and am asking my dad to give up his parental rights. How do I do it. How long will it take.

Herndon, VA |

I am a teenager and am seekeing help. He is an adoptive parent.

I have known him for 10 years and we have never gotten along, my adoptive parents are now devoricing and he only cares about his two children, I feel as if I can't wait 352 days untill i am 18.

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Your father may not voluntarily give up any rights or responsibilities he has. The law does not allow this, unless there is another person to step into his shoes pursuant to an adoption.

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