(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Paternity: The identity of the biological father of a child.
See Also: paternity testing
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Arkansas Consent to Adoption Law
Consent to Adoption State-Specific Search Results Arkansas Who May Adopt Statute: § 9-9-206 The mother. The father if married to the mother or otherwise has established paternity. Any person or agency lawfully entitled to custody. The court. The spouse of the minor to be adopted. Age... Michigan Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Comp. Laws § 710.68 Nonidentifying information may be provided to:The adult adoptee The adoptive parents Birth parents and adult birth siblings Identifying information may accessed by any of the persons listed above... Arkansas Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Code §§ 9-9-504; 9-9-505 Nonidentifying information is available to: The adoptive parents of the child or the child's guardian The adoptee If the adoptee has died, the... Arkansas Presumed (Putative) Father Laws
Presumed (Putative) Fathers State-Specific Search Results Arkansas Does State have a Putative Father Registry: Yes Registry/Paternity Requirements to Receive Notice Statute: §§ 20-18-702; 9-9-224 May file prior to child's birth or at anytime prior to the filing of a petition for adoption....
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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... "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. ...
"Paternity" in the Adoption Forums
PPM Today for Pumpkin
January 30, 2014, 1:55 pm
And we just missed it! Grrr. We got the time mixed up and arrived 25 min late. Just as well since birthmom didn't show at all. The meeting must have been very short because the one that was next was well underway. But the CW came out and spoke with us a little.
Looks like my assumptions were...
Define "coming forward" regarding paternity
February 18, 2014, 10:42 pm
We were to be placed with a baby this week. This would have potentially been an adoptive placement. Now, we've been told the alleged father has "come forward" and will take a paternity test. Does this mean [I]they[/I] tracked[I] him[/I] down to confirm he's the dad/rule him out? Or could he somehow...
February 28, 2014, 7:23 am
I have had my AD baby 1/2 sister for almost a month.
Bmom attorney is fighting saying she is not kinship cause we have a closed adoption which therefore makes no connection!
Baby may have paternal relatives interested in placement of her. No viable maternal relatives. Bdad said he cannot...
February 26, 2014, 1:45 pm
Hello, I'm new to this forum, I read a lot of stories on here but have never posted one of my own. Here is my story. I have a 13year old bio daughter and also a 3yr daughter we adopted. We got placed with a newborn otheremo12/13 and are hoping to adopt him..biomom relinquished her rights already...
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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... 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...
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"ER" From Here to Paternity (TV Episode 2007) - IMDb
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Q&A: why would i be summoned to court to establish paternity? 22. Nov, 2013 2 Comments. by yellowblade67 Question by Jerry:Why would I be summoned to court to establish paternity? I have a child one year old. Your mother and I had ...
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