There are many excellent family law attorneys on this website. Look around & hire one. You need an experienced attorney to guide you through this process.
Now that you are married you have an excellent opportunity to pursue an termination/step-parent adoption in the Harris County Family Law Counts. It is 2 lawsuits that are combined into one. It is a slow process if the bio dad won't cooperate.
There are many hurdles to "jump" so you need an experienced attorney to guide you through this maze. There will be a social study of your home - just like you are adopted a brand new baby & the new potential daddy will have a criminal background check. There will be an attorney appointed to represent your child's best interests.
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