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Can I foster/or adopt my ex husbands baby that has gone into care? ?

My ex husband and I separated 3 years ago due to DV. I already have 4 children that he fathers. He is not in the picture, doesnt know where I live and I'm about 4 hours away from where he lives. He got into a relationship shortly after I left and had another baby with the girl. They broke up and she the baby got taken into care. The baby is about 2 and half now and as far as I know she is still in care. My question is can I apply to foster or adopt her as I feel that I could give her a loving and stable home along with her brothers and sisters so that she remains with her family? 

Thanks in advance for your answers 

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  • 2 months ago

    Can you contact DSS? Why yes. Have you heard of the freedom of speech thingy?

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  • 2 months ago

    How are we going to know, when you fail to mention basic relevant information, like what country's laws you're asking about?

    • Melissa2 months agoReport

      Apologies I'm in the uk

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  • 2 months ago

    The child may or may not become legally available for adoption, but you are welcome to contact the social service office in their county and see if you can provide foster care for the child since you have her biological siblings.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Talk to a lawyer.....

    There are no universal adoption laws.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes, you can. I'm sure the organization caring for her right now would be open to letting her live with you, and her siblings.

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