California Relinquishment, Consent, Revocation laws
Relinquishment - Consent - Time to Revoke California Who Must Consent: The birth parents, if living. The parent having custody if the other parent: fails to communicate with and support the child and fails to respond to notice of adoption. A married person may not adopt a child without... California Parties to Adoption Law
Parties to an Adoption State-Specific Search Results California Who May Adopt Statute: Family Code §§ 8600; 8601 An adult An adoptive parent shall be at least 10 years older than the child, except under conditions specified Who May Be Adopted Statute: Family Code § 8600 An unmarried minor ... California Consent to Adoption Law
Consent to Adoption State-Specific Search Results California Who May Adopt Statute: Fam. Code §§ 8603; 8604 The birth parents, if living. The parent having custody if the other parent: Fails to communicate with and support the child. Fails to respond to notice of adoption. A married person... California Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Fam. Code § 9203 Identifying information is available to:The adoptee who is age 21 or older The birth parent of an adult adoptee The adoptive parent of an adoptee who is under age 21 Access to Nonidentifying Information ...
South Africa Makes Strides
July 30, 2012, 8:06 am
I am so excited about the great changes that are being made in the adoption programs out of Africa. African adoption is such a popular option for people of the United States yet it has been struggling under complaints of fraud and paper mishandling. This has made it difficult for prospective... Kazakhstan Alert
August 29, 2012, 6:30 pm
I have been watching the adoption program from this country as it moves toward reopening in the United States. In January, Kazakhstan came to an agreement and began to sign adoption treaties with various countries. Since then they have worked to bring their program in line with requirements to be... Central Authority Notice
May 3, 2012, 4:03 pm
It is hard to believe that there is finally news on the adoption front for Kazakhstan. Recently, a notice was released by the Central Authority of Kazakhstan regarding the status of adoption in their country and the progress of the Hague certification process they are in.
It states: The...