2011 California Code
Family Code
CHAPTER 5. Termination of Parental Rights in Adoption Proceedings
Section 7665

CA Fam Code § 7665 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

If, after the inquiry, the court is unable to identify the natural father or any possible natural father and no person has appeared claiming to be the natural father and claiming custodial rights, the court shall enter an order terminating the unknown natural father s parental rights with reference to the child.

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

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