(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Putative Father: A person who is alleged to be the father of a child, or who claims to be the father of a child, at a time when there may not be enough evidence or information available to determine if that is correct.
New Jersey Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:3-41.1 The adoptive parent may have access to nonidentifying information. Access to Nonidentifying Information Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:3-41.1 Prior to placement, the adoptive parent will be... Nebraska Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Rev. Stat. §§ 43-128; 43-130; 43-146.02; 43-146-04 Medical history shall be provided to: The adoptive parents The adoptee Identifying information is available to: An adoptee who is age 25 or older for adoptions... South Carolina Presumed (Putative) Father Laws
Presumed (Putative) Fathers State-Specific Search Results South Carolina Does State have a Putative Father Registry: No Registry/Paternity Requirements to Receive Notice Statute: §§ 20-7-1734; 20-7-1690 Putative father entitled to notice of adoption proceedings. Must file notice and... North Carolina Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records What may be included in postadoption contact agreements? Citation: Soc. Serv. Law § 383-c(2)(b); Dom. Rel. Law § 112-b The parties to an adoption may enter into a written agreement providing for communication or contact between the child and the...
Adopting in Washington, DC
August 19, 2010, 5:30 am
Welcome to the fifty-first post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in Washington DC, which is really making me angry right now. 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... When Birthfathers "Come Back"
September 30, 2010, 5:30 am
I've been following this story for some time now. To summarize, a man had an affair with a married woman in Ohio. She had a baby boy, whom she relinquished for adoption by a couple in Indiana. The birthfather registered with the Ohio putative father registry within 30 days. By law, the child... Recap: Adopting In the 50 States
September 7, 2010, 5:00 am
I know it's been awhile, but I finally have a recap of the series Adopting In the 50 States. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Always consult an adoption professional before making any decisions.
States That Specifically Do Not Allow Gay & Lesbian Parents to Adopt ...
Senate Bill sb2456 - Welcome : Online Sunshine
... a 20 certificate from the Office of Vital Statistics stating that a 21 diligent search has been made of the Florida Putative Father 22 Registry of notices from unmarried biological fathers 23 described in paragraph (b)1., ...
HOUSE BILL 963 P.N. 1148 - Pennsylvania General Assembly
Notice of the hearing shall be 21 given to the other parent or parents, to the putative father 22 whose parental rights could be terminated pursuant to subsection 23 (c) and to the parents or guardian of a consenting parent who 24 has not reached 18 years of age.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA SESSION 2009 H 5 HOUSE ...
21 putative father. 22 (f) If the mother was unmarried at all times from date of conception through date of 23 birth, the name of the father shall not be entered on the certificate unless the child's mother and