I would like to see if I can have the parental rights of my son's biological father terminated. He has not seen his son in over 5+ years and is a convicted felon and drug dealer. My current husband of 4 1/2 years is ready to adopt my son as well. Since I applied for Medicaid, they have contacted the attorney general to try and collect child support from the biological father, however I do not want to start collecting money from him as I believe that will give him some ground to stand on as far as custody and visitation (if he still wants it). I have not spoken to him in 5+ years and he has not contacted me either. I live in Texas and I believe he is living in Illinois. He also did not sign the birth certificate. Do you think it is possible to have his rights terminated?
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