I have 2 daughters, one 14 years old and the other will be 11 years old in June. Both are from my previous marriage. Their biological father has not seen them in almost 7 years. The last time he had our oldest daughter, he ran her under a kitchen table due to a fight between his girlfriend and himself. He pays child support very rarely. He is almost $12,000 behind. He is in and out of court and jail for assaults on females and numerous of domestic violence charges. I am remarried and my daughters would like to have their last name changed and be adopted by my husband. (Which is Dad now) My husband has raised them for the past 8 years of their lives. Can I have their biological father's rights taken away completely?
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