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257.74 ADOPTION; TERMINATION PROCEEDINGS.

Subdivision 1.Notification of father.

If a mother relinquishes or proposes to relinquish for adoption a child who has:

(1) a presumed father under section 257.55, subdivision 1;

(2) a father whose relationship to the child has been determined by a court or established under section 257.75; or

(3) a father as to whom the child is a legitimate child under prior law of this state or under the law of another jurisdiction,

the father shall be given notice of the adoption proceeding as provided in section 259.49.

Subd. 2.No father.

If a mother relinquishes or proposes to relinquish for adoption a child who does not have:

(1) a presumed father under section 257.55, subdivision 1;

(2) a father whose relationship to the child has been determined by a court; or

(3) a father as to whom the child is a legitimate child under prior law of this state or under the law of another jurisdiction,

notice of the adoption proceeding shall be given as required by section 259.49.

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