Stepparent Adoption — What You Need to Know

What is Stepparent Adoption?

What if there are 2 biological parents now?

What is involved to terminate a parent’s parental rights?

  1. Abandoned the child;
  2. Failed to maintain a reasonable degree of interest, concern, or responsibility as to the child’s welfare;
  3. Desertion of a child for more than 3 months before you file the Petition for Adoption;
  4. Substantial neglect of the child, if continuous or repeated;
  5. Extreme or repeated cruelty to the child and other reasons that concern abuse of the child.

What if the biological parent consents to the adoption?

After the termination of parental rights or a consent, what happens next?

AFTER COURT, THEN WHAT?

WILL WE GET A NEW BIRTH CERTIFICATE? AND CAN I CHANGE THE CHILD’S NAME?

Interested in a Stepparent Adoption in Chicago? Anderson & Boback Can Help

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