Can I Adopt My Step-Daughter?

My step daughter is 8 years old. Her Biological mother hasnt seen her since she was like 9months old. her daddy was 14 when she was born. i have been with him since he was 18. since my stepdaughter was 3. we want to get full custidy of her and have me adopt her. there has never been any communication or support... show more My step daughter is 8 years old. Her Biological mother hasnt seen her since she was like 9months old. her daddy was 14 when she was born. i have been with him since he was 18. since my stepdaughter was 3.

we want to get full custidy of her and have me adopt her. there has never been any communication or support from the bioogical mother in 7 years. will she have to be contacted or consented if we take action to do all this??


thank you for your time.:)
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