Utah Who may adopt? Adults who are legally married to each other. A stepparent. Any single adult. Persons who are cohabiting but not legally married may not adopt. The adoptive parent must be at least 10 years older than the adoptee. In the case of a married couple, only one person needs to...
The Beginner's Guide to Adoption
INTRODUCTION "We can't have children of our own, and we're thinking about adopting a child. We feel really nervous about what we've heard about adoption and adopted kids. Would we love an adopted child as much as a child we produce? If we decide to adopt, we have no idea how to find a... Maine
Maine Who may adopt? A husband and wife jointly. An unmarried person. Resident or nonresident. Consent for adoption to be executed? Consent can be executed any time after the child's birth. A petition for adoption must be pending before consent is executed. Revocation of consent? A... What can go wrong?
Like so much that is momentous in life, adoption requires a leap of faith. No one in their right mind would ever marry, move, get pregnant, travel, drive a car … cross the street, for that matter … as we all know there is absolutely no assurance that any of these steps won’t be...
Foster Care System Frustrations
March 4, 2012, 5:42 am
Yesterday I had lunch with the director of my foster care/adoption agency. We coincidentally were at the same training so it was great to lunch with her, my case worker and the adoption case worker. Our agency is undergoing a change right now, and we will no longer be taking foster-care... Legal Risk
February 13, 2012, 7:17 am
There is one of those terms in adoption that is scarier than the most well-written thriller: "Legal Risk." (Okay, I know I gave it away in the title!) And it can be a wild ride but it can also be a piece of cake.
"Legal Risk" means taking custody of a child before said child is legally... 53, 5 kids, and Age Reversal - an Introduction
June 18, 2012, 6:03 am
Funny story. A couple of years ago when I started blogging regularly for adoption.com, I was offered a chance to blog in this Older Parent forum. I said no because I thought, well, that being "older" didn't really matter in my life. Ahem. Well, here I am, humbled, and looking forward to...
U.S. Domestic Infant Adoption - Agencies, Agency, Attorney
Best Resource Online Guide to US Infant Adoption Adoption is a journey. Like any expedition into unknown territory, preparation can make the difference between a smooth trip and one fraught with disappointments and difficulties.
Domestic Infant or Newborn Adoption in the U.S
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Infant Adoption Photolistings - Adoption - Adoption.org
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Am I drawn more toward domestic infant adoption, adopting from foster care, or adopting internationally? How do I feel about openness in adoption and am I willing and ready to have some type of relationship with a biological family?