I HAVE BEEN PAYING CHILD SUPPORT FOR SEVERAL YEARS ON MY TWIN SONS ALTHOUGH I HAVE NOT SEEN THEM IN OVER 6 YEARS. THE MOTHER HAS ASKED IF I WILL SIGN OVER MY RIGHTS SO THEY CAN MOVE FORWARD WITH ADOPTION PROCESS. WHAT STEPS DO I NEED TO TAKE IN THIS SITUATION?
Once they file the adoption there will be a procedure for you to appear and consent to the adoption. To make sure it is done right and you are protected, be sure to have an attorney represent you. This will save you the potential of any problems later down the road.
This communication does not create an attorney/client relationship and is not legal advice. ALWAYS conduct a detailed in-person consultation with an attorney before taking any legal action or making any decision that could impact in any way your legal matter.
If they file the adoption, you will need to appear and with the assistance of an attorney you can be certain that all the t’s are crossed and I’s are crossed.
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