New Jersey Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:3-41.1 The adoptive parent may have access to nonidentifying information. Access to Nonidentifying Information Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:3-41.1 Prior to placement, the adoptive parent will be...
International Adoption -Colombia
DISCLAIMER: The information in this circular relating to the legal requirements of specific foreign countries is provided for general information only. Questions involving interpretation of specific foreign laws should be addressed to foreign legal counsel. Prospective adoptive parents are... New Adoption Quotas Take Effect
Updated April 3, 2002 Citing the large increase in the number of adoption applications, and the resulting longer time frame needed to process those applications, the China Center for Adoption Affairs (CCAA) has instituted a new quota system which went into effect on December 1, 2001. The quota... Basic Information on Starting an Agency
This information serves only as a overview of the types of activities which those considering opening or expanding an adoption agency should consider. It is to be considered by no means exhaustive, and should not be substituted for the advice of a licensing professional or attorney. While the...
Adoption and Special Needs Commonly Used Abbreviations
August 16, 2007, 9:10 am
What do all of these abbreviations mean? The world of adoption and special needs can be very confusing when you don’t know the code. You can also unintentionally offend someone in the adoption triad by misusing the codes. Helping your special needs child can be challenging even when you know what... Do you want to pay MORE money to USCIS for your adoption?
March 29, 2007, 3:50 pm
As you have probably heard around the web lately, United States Citizen and Immigration Services is trying to raise the already way-too-high in-my-not-so-humble-opinion-fees that they charge adoptive parents. There is a comment period that is ending in the next few days (April 2),... How to Decipher Adoption Abbreviations Including Special Needs
June 25, 2007, 5:38 am
How many times have you read through a description of either a waiting child, or a pregnant mother who is consider placing a child for adoption, and wondered…What do all of these abbreviations mean? I remember when we were new perspective adoptive parents, PAPs, we were very confused about the...