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The relationship between a stepparent and their stepchild frequently develops into a relationship that is just as meaningful and loving as a relationship between biological parents and their children. By adopting your stepchild(ren), you will gain the same parental rights as a biological parent.
Of course, there are a lot of sensitive issuesthat accompany stepparent adoption. Our attorneys are experienced with handling issues of this nature and can help guide you through the process.
When seeking an adoption as a stepparent, you will need to notify the child’s other biological (noncustodial) parent. Usually, both biological parents are required to consent to that adoption. When the noncustodial biological parent consents, that parent relinquishes all parental rights and responsibilities.
In addition, Georgia law requires that the stepparent seeking adoption is married to the custodial parent of the child. A domestic partnership is not sufficient for the purpose of adoption of your partner’s child.
The family law attorneys at Naggiar & Sarif are skilled and experienced leaders in divorce and family law who will help you navigate what is likely a very difficult time in your life. Our attorneys have received many recognitions and awards over the years, but the acclaim and appreciation of our clients is what drives us. The achievement of our client's goals are our paramount concern.
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