As a step parent, getting the legal rights of a biological parent can be a complex procedure. In California, you need to be married to or living with a biological parent, over the age of 18 and at least 10 years older than the child. Read on to find out the other requirements you need to fulfil to get the rights of a biological parent, when you are a step parent.
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Christina M. Hernandez is the Director and Owner of Attorney Assisted California Centers in Orange, CA. Attorney Assisted is a leading paralegal service provider in Orange County, preparing and filing all legal documents. Also known as Legal Document Assistants, they are a more affordable alternative than going through lawyers for the same notary services. We also offer full divorce services, handling all divorce papers and child support orders for our clients.