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Can this really happen?

Can a woman or parents, really just sign custody of their child or children over to another person without that persons knowledge or consent? I saw it on an SVU episode. Can that really happen?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:10 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in General Parenting

Answers (6)
  • I don't believe so... the courts have to be involved and someone would tell you
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 12:14 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I wouldnt think so. I don't know though lol.
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 12:17 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I think a parent has to sign over their parental rights to another person. If a parent dies, they can state in their will that they wish so-and-so to care for their child.
    Kari727

    Answer by Kari727 at 12:57 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I'm not sure. It does make for a good drama, though, doesn't it? lol
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 12:57 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • No, if it was that easy I would sign custody of my two youngest over to Bill and Melinda Gates.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 1:53 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • no
    maiahlynn

    Answer by maiahlynn at 7:53 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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