2011 California Code
Family Code
DIVISION 12. PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP [7500 - 7961]
CHAPTER 5. Termination of Parental Rights in Adoption Proceedings
Section 7661


CA Fam Code § 7661 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

If a father relinquishes for or consents to, or proposes to relinquish for or consent to, the adoption of a child, the mother shall be given notice of the adoption proceeding and have the rights provided under Part 2 (commencing with Section 8600) of Division 13, unless the mother s relationship to the child has been previously terminated by a court or the mother has voluntarily relinquished for or consented to the adoption of the child.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

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