Q: What are my legal rights as a birth father in adoption? A: A more secure placement for your child results if you, as the biological father, participate in the adoption plan. You have the right to participate in planning for your child's adoption and to provide medical, social and family history information. The laws regarding a father's rights may vary based upon the state where you reside. Our staff can help answer some of your legal questions or provide you with a referral to an experienced adoption attorney. There are no charges for any of the services provided to birth fathers.