The parental authority of the child's biological parents
will be restored if the petition for rescission is granted and the parents of the child are known, and if the child is a minor or incapacitated.
Jernigan said if Canopy Services is contacted by an adoptee, It will make its best effort to contact the biological parent
to see if they would agree would to release information or have contact with an adoptee.
But taking a relationship further with a single mum or dad means being thrown into the deep end; having to work out all those things we biological parents
have had years to ease ourselves into.
If a child living with his or her biological parents
is permitted to bring a legal action against a biological parent
for sexual abuse, is it not compelling that, all the more so, a child living in foster care can also bring a similar action?
Many adults who decide to seek out their biological parents
face a number of obstacles.
Importantly, the HILDA data confirm the finding that 98 percent of children in Australia live with at least one biological parent
(ABS, 1999; McDonald, 1995, 2003).
Generally, if the noncustodial biological parent
consents, stepparents may adopt the children.
Besides negotiating chores and curfews, kids often find themselves having less "alone time" with their biological parent
. Coping with the loss of private time can be difficult.
In this article, I am referring to the biological parent
as the personal father for several reasons (Krampe & Fairweather, 1993).
This is true even if the stepchild's other biological parent
is dead, or destitute, or missing.
In this case you allege that you are not the biological parent
and was not aware of this fact till recently.