Statute: §§ 584-6(a)(1); 571-61(b) Must file within 30 days after child's birth if mother relinquishes child for adoption. May file any time:
Prior to the date of execution by the mother of a valid consent to child's adoption. Prior to placement of the child with adoptive parents. No later than 3 years after child reaches the age of majority. If the court finds that good cause exists why notice should not be given, and that: The father is not the legal, adjudicated, or presumed father. The father has not demonstrated a reasonable degree of interest in, or concern or responsibility for the child, the court may terminate rights without notice to the father.
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