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VIC Statutory Declaration to Terminate Parental Rights?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Emily4, 1 April 2015.

  1. Emily4

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    He can certainly sign a statutory declaration to this effect, the real question is whether or not it has any legal weight.

    The answer then depends on what you want. Do you want him to do that because you want him out of their lives and have a step-dad in mind, or do you still want him to pay child support and make joint decisions on their upbringing?

    I'm not 100% of the answer and will leave the more experienced family law experts to comment.
     
  3. Tim W

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    Yes, but won't get him out of having to pay Child Support.
     
  4. Emily4

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    He's never payed child support anyway. Does it stand in court if he wants them back. Please
     
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    Are you in a position to tell us your story in a bit more detail?
     
  6. Emily4

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    We have been separated since feb 26th last year and he disappeared and now he wants a divorce to get remarried and doesn't want to have to go threw court about the kids so he wants to just sign off about them to get the divorce quickly
     

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