Summary of The Adoption And Safe Families Act of 1997
On November 19, 1997, the President signed into law (P.L. 105-89) the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, to improve the safety of children, to promote adoption and other permanent homes for children who need them, and to support families. This new law makes changes and clarifications in a wide... Permanency Planning Maine
Best Interests of the Child Statute: Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 22, § 4055(2)-(3) (West, WESTLAW through 5-30-03) Law: In deciding to terminate parental rights, the court shall consider the best interest of the child, the needs of the child, including the child's age, the child's attachments... Permanency Planning Massachusetts
Best Interests of the Child Statute: Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 119, § 1 (West, WESTLAW through 2000 2nd Ann. Sess.) Law: It is hereby declared to be the policy of this Commonwealth to direct its efforts, first, to the strengthening and encouragement of family life for the protection and care... Permanency Planning Michigan
Best Interests of the Child Statute: Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 722.23 (West, WESTLAW through 2000 Reg. Sess.) Law: As used in the act, 'best interests of the child' means the sum total of the following factors to be considered, evaluated, and determined by the court: The love, affection, and...
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Is Foster Adoption for Me? Getting Started
October 12, 2006, 7:33 am
Ever wondered about adopting through the foster care system but you don't know if it is right for you?
I've written a lot about this subject and how to get started, (see category on the right), but today I found a simple straightforward article answering some simple questions.
At the end is...