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Two to Tango, One in Limbo: A Comparative Analysis of Fathers’ Rights in Infant Adoptions

@inproceedings{Ryznar2009TwoTT,
  title={Two to Tango, One in Limbo: A Comparative Analysis of Fathers’ Rights in Infant Adoptions},
  author={Margaret Ryznar},
  year={2009}
}
Many American and English courts today permit infant adoptions without notifying or seeking the consent of biological fathers. However, children’s best interests would be better served by recognizing their father-child relationship, instead of institutionally denying it. Any legal approach that ignores the biological father devalues the importance of a child’s placement in the paternal family unit, the significance of the medical history on the father’s side, the emotional link between a father… Expand