How do I adopt my stepchild?

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Walt - 3 years ago
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wanting to adopt my stepson who is here in florida on a greencard from the Philippines. how do I get started and what is the process? #1
Shirley - 3 years ago
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I want to help my fiancé adopt his daughter how can I do this?! #2
anonymous - 3 years ago
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My youngest sons biological father is not on his birth certificate and he even claims that he s not his father. My son is 2 1/2 nowvand hes never met his biological dad. I'm going to be coming into some $ and am really worried that he will find out and want split custody so he can get child's support from me. It's sad but very true. Does he have any rights?would it be better if my current husband adops him now? He loves him dearly and had been his "dad" since birth #3
chad manaseri - 3 years ago
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I want to adopt my stepdaughter that has my last name on her birthday certificate. But now bc the court wants a test don't her biological father wants visitations how do I keep him from getting any rights he has never been in her life from day one and she has my last name . I am so worried that the court will give him visitations and keep us from moving out of state so how do I stop this from happening #4
Veronica - 4 years ago
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How do u get someone to relinquish there rights #5

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