Is Consent Of The Natural Parents Required?

Such consent is usually required from the natural parents, but the court can dispense with consent if there are good reasons.

No consent may be obtained until at least 48 hours after the birth of the child.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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