Utah Dad Fights To Get Daughter Back From Adoptive Parents

Colby Nielson's case highlights paternal rights issues in Utah adoption cases.
1:18 | 11/23/15

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The hardest thing it do. I couldn't get their dinner of work are seen. It was hard for Colwin Nielsen described the moment Wednesday when he had to give away his daughter. When she was born two weeks earlier cold we admits they had thought about adoption but both he and the birth mother decided against it. More than anything he was excited to be a dad. Once see here and knew everything was good work good. He received a phone call from the mother a week later saying she would be signing adoption papers. Nielsen soon realize there were several other steps he had to take to be legally recognizes the father. But he didn't have time because his lawyer says the adoption process was already under way. You can do these things without any notes. War consent. From the biological father Wesley Hutson says fortunately recent court rulings are favoring fathers. Statutorily. Skewed that hands. Biological fathers and it's in violation of constitution. And writes Nielsen's family is standing by his side and says it's not fair to take the baby away from a parent that wants to keep the child. This little girl doesn't need a home she has a home. She hasn't family she has a father level move mountains he will do anything it takes for her.

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