Arkansas Adoption Laws

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Paulette - 2 years ago
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Have raised my nephew. Guardianship given by unwed mother and father that has always been out of the picture 6 years ago. My husband and I want to adopt him to secure his future. He is 14 and wants us to adopt him. Can we adopt without their consent since they both signed the guardianship papers. Neither have given the child support, nor a birthday card or gift, or Christmas present since signing the guardianship papers. #1
jamye holt - 3 years ago
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hi i need to know if i can keep my last name if my sort of step father adopts me? im 16 and if u can email me thank you please :) :) #2
Kim - 4 years ago
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As a Aunt that has raised the children all their lives, then mom pasts away And dad all of a sudden wants them. Do I have the right to step up and keep the kids? #3

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