(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Paternity: The identity of the biological father of a child.
See Also: paternity testing
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Consent to Adoption
Consent refers to the agreement by a parent, or a person or agency acting in place of a parent, to relinquish the child for adoption and to release all rights and duties with respect to that child. In most States, the consent must be in writing and either witnessed and notarized or executed before...
Kansas Who may adopt? An adult. Husband and wife jointly. Consent for adoption to be executed? The mother may not give consent until 12 hours after the child's birth. Consent must be executed not more than 6 months before an adoption petition is filed. Revocation of consent? A consent... Biological Fathers\' Rights in Adoption
Lack of attention to biological fathers' rights can have serious consequences, a lesson courts are handing down with more and more frequency. While the Baby Sam case filled the headlines for several years, this certainly wasn't the first case where a father's rights have landed on the front page. ... President Clinton Will Announce Record Numbers of People on Welfare are Working as Businesses Hire f
HHS News Release Today, three years after enactment of the welfare reform law, President Clinton will announce that all 50 states met the law's overall work requirements in 1998, and nearly four times more of those on welfare are working than when he took office. These are the first work data from...
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"You ARE the Father!"
April 9, 2013, 9:39 am
Maury Povich’s talk show focuses on what is apparently a TV staple nowadays – paternity testing. The usual story blatantly screams of loose morals, lax judgment, or both, and builds up to the paternity reveal. Sometimes, the man in question turns out to have indeed fathered the woman’s baby. ... Adopting In New York
June 8, 2010, 10:03 pm
Welcome to the thirty-second post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in New York, the setting of many crime dramas. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption professional with specific questions. If you have adopted in New York... Adopting In New Jersey
May 27, 2010, 6:00 am
Welcome to the thirtieth post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in New Jersey, where the first organized baseball game was played in Hoboken, in 1846. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption professional with specific...
"Paternity" in the Adoption Forums
prison and extensions?
June 14, 2013, 1:16 pm
If biodad is in prison but has services will they tpr like they are supposed to at the final or will judge give extension for him? He just did paternity test a few months ago so it held up tpr. Now they had to offer services. Final hearing is in a couple of weeks though. Paper plan is tpr but what...
sorta along the lines... but their is a sharp curve!
June 15, 2013, 5:00 am
I have not been the recipient of donor embryos, however I have been the provider/creator/birthparent. My partner and I went o India to after no luck adopting. There we worked with a Gestational Surrogate and Egg Donor. We became pregnant on the first try, and we still had 20 embryos remaining...
June 12, 2013, 9:13 pm
I am not a blogger, I never reach out to the online community for support/advise but I am so lost and overwhelmed.
I have posted before that I have found my birthfather and things are going great. I was given up for adoption by b-mom and have known her my whole life. I am now 26 years old, b-mom...
Adoption Profile given by you...presented by you!? Lol!
June 4, 2013, 7:29 pm
Today I was called by my STBAS' temp CW (his regular one is on paternity leave)
She asked me many questions about A-man's personality, needs, interests, how he does in school etc.
This is to make up an adoption profile. Here in my county, even if you are adoptive resource, they have to gather...
Stories About "Paternity"
Losing My Soul
When I discovered that I was pregnant, I was confused, frightened and lost. I had just left home to join a band of traveling gypsies, or so I called it, these folks traveled around the country... We Need to Talk
She stood breathless as the figure emerged from the parked car. His hair was a little gray around the temples, but he still had that boyish twinkle in his eyes. His stance was a bit stooped, but his...
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