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    jdpsu2000 is offline Junior Member
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    Adopting my Step-daughter

    What is the name of your state? Texas

    I am married to woman from Mexico. She has a 6 year old daughter. I would like to adopt her. Her biological father lives in Mexico and has never sent any support or even seen her. We finally got him to sign a paper giving up his parental rights. My question is, is this enough? Will a legal document from Mexico, stating that the father will relinguish his parental rights, allow me to adopt her in Texas?
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    snostar is offline Senior Member
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    Is the child a US citizen? The termination will have to go through US courts. Adoption is a very complicated process and you should definitely hire an attorney.

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