My ex threatened me with adoption on our child. Can she legally do that in Georgia?

As in can she put our child up for adoption without my consent in the state of Georgia ?we are unmarried and were unmarried when the child was born.

Asked By: Andrew - 3/11/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
So, how long ago was the child born??? Depending on Georgia's state laws, your time to contest any possible adoption may have already passed. There are certain statutory requirements that you have to do while she is pregnant or very soon after that to preserve your right as the biological father... More
Answered By: Dena K - 3/11/2012
Additional Answers (6)
No it isn't legal but women are crafty and can find loopholes. You need to find out if your state has a putative fathers registry and if it does register! If you are supporting your ex financially for some of the costs of the pregnancy that is a good thing to have on your side as well, I think that goes for emotional... More
Answered By: Anonymous Blogger - 3/11/2012
No, you would have to surrender your rights.
Answered By: Scifichic92 - 3/11/2012
no if she gives the baby up you can get it out right.
Answered By: Pax B - 3/11/2012
Is your name on the birth certificate? Have you had DNA testing to prove you are the father? If you have had either, you can get custody of the baby, however if she surrenders her rights, she will not have to pay child support to you. If the answer to both is no, yes she can give the baby up for adoption by claiming... More
Answered By: Jinny E - 3/11/2012
If you are not on the birth certificate the chances are she can. All she has to do is say she doesn't know who the father is, sign away her rights to the child and it's done deal. Even if you were able to step in you could not automatically have the child. The court would want to know how you could support the child... More
Answered By: Mircat - 3/11/2012
No, she can't do that. You have rights. I hope you're on the birth certificate and paying child support. If you are, then she won't be able to claim the father is unknown.
Answered By: Baby boomer rock fan - 3/11/2012
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
Drive your car - make up to $40/hr. Work when you want with Uber.
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-215