(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Dependent Child: This term generally refers to a child who has been placed in the legal custody of either the state or the county foster care system by the courts, usually due to the abandonment, abuse or neglect of the child by its parents or other caregivers.
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Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Florida
Statute: § 39.806 Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Felony Conviction/Incarceration Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child Sexual Abuse Child Judged in Need of...
Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Maryland
Statute: §§ 5-313; 5-525.1(b)(1) Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Alcohol or Drug Induced Incapacity Felony Conviction/Incarceration Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or Loss of... Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect Arizona
Statute: § 8-201(1),(2),(6), (8),(12),(13),(21) Standard nflicting or allowing Exemption Christian Science treatment Unavailability of reasonable services Categories of Maltreatment Defined in Statute Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Sexual exploitation Emotional/mental injury ... International Adoptions and Adoption Subsidies
Many adoptive parents of special needs children ask whether the Federal Title IV-E Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) is available for children adopted from other countries. Disqualifying Factors In most cases, children adopted internationally do not meet the eligibility requirements of the...
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Ottawa to change immigration age limit of dependant children to under 19
Older children of immigrants will be prevented from joining their parents and siblings in Canada under a new federal government plan to restrict the definition of Blackford County record
State vs. Robert E. Hosier, 50, Van Buren, nonsupport of a dependent child. When can you pay off cards?
Do you worry about your health care costs after you retire? You should. Americans' out-of-pocket medical spending in retirement can vary widely, but generally the numbers are big -- and they have gotten a lot bigger over the past several years. Arrest log
The following arrest log appears in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
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Adoption and Insurance
July 13, 2009, 11:20 pm
From Adoptive Families magazine :
The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (OBRA'93), Public Law 103-66, amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). The amended law requires that any group health plan which provides coverage for dependent children must provide... Equality for Adopted Children
December 7, 2007, 2:54 pm
Today I wanted to let you know about a new organization that is working to promote policies and practices in immigration and legislature that will give children who are adopted into American families the same rights and opportunities as children who are born into American families.
EACH stands... Adopting In New Mexico
June 3, 2010, 6:30 am
Welcome to the thirty-first post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in New Mexico, which has a link to how to respond to casting calls filmed there on the official state web site. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption...
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