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VIC Child Adoption and Father's Rights vs Rape Victim's?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by MiizzCarmen, 16 October 2014.

  1. MiizzCarmen

    MiizzCarmen Well-Known Member

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    Hi MiizzCarmen,

    If a woman becomes pregnant she has no legal obligation to tell the man by whom she became pregnant, no matter what the circumstances. There is also no requirement that his name appear on the birth certificate. Therefore, I assume there would be no requirement for his consent to adoption if that's what the mother chooses.
     
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