We don’t know if ex-wife’s new boyfriend/finance is willing to adopt her. The daughter is, after all 16 1/2 and wants her dead father’s name back. The daughter also asked the question if she could become emancipated from one parent (meaning dad?) Mother and daughter have requested, in writing, that they also want him to quit paying child support so they will never have to have any contact with him again. Can they ask the court to terminate child support? He pays it directly to her, doesn’t go through CSE. Has never missed a payment.
As you can see, they want nothing to do with him. We thought about going back to court to fight custody and visitation and figured we had a good case for alienation of affection but wondered with her anomosity towards him what kind of a relationship would it be if she had to have forced visitation or even live with us. Ugly situation. Don’t know which way to turn.
quote]Originally posted by Helena Nevicosi
[br]Your husband cannot terminate his own parental rights, parental right can be relinquished when there is another person waiting to adopt the child. If no one wishes to adopt her he would only lose his parental rights if the state took them from him. If there are financial or visitation issues that have not been resolved, your husband could certainly go to court to address these issues.
Helena M. Nevicosi
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