(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Irrevocable Consent: A term used to describe a Consent to Adoption that has been signed by the biological parent of a child that is being placed for adoption, which under state law cannot be revoked after it is signed, unless the court specifically finds that the Consent to Adoption was obtained by... [more
Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Delaware
Statute: tit.13 § 1103 Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Felony Conviction/Incarceration Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child Failure to Maintain... Adoption Glossary of Terms
Adoption Agencies - These are state or country-licensed organizations that help in placing children with prospective adoptive parents. There are four basic types of adoption agencies, including government-run agency, for-profit, non-profit, and not-for-profit. Working through an adoption agency... International Adoption - Guatemala
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 counsel. Prospective adoptive parents are advised to... Delaware Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 13, § 924 Family information may be available to the following persons: The adoptee who is age 21 or older All other parties to an adoption Access to Nonidentifying Information Citation: Ann. Code...
Today I'm Famous
November 19, 2006, 7:16 am
You can click here and select one of any of the 108 articles in which I'm mentioned today. They include the Washington Post and ABC News . However, I've only found pictures on two sites thus far: The Seattle Times and, just north of us, The Canton Rep . Two really good pictures, in my opinion.... An Important Note Regarding TPR
June 20, 2008, 8:16 pm
The process of Terminating Parental Rights (TPR) was not explained to me prior to the birth of the child I relinquished for adoption. Actually, it wasn't explained in detail after her birth either. I found out much later that, had I been informed of the laws in our state, things would have been... READ THIS. ...NOW.
November 18, 2006, 8:19 am
I don't have time to write at this specific moment. Today is Nick's birthday party and we are about to be descended upon by hoards of family and friends. However, you need to read this now.
It is a Birthparent Study and subsequent call for reforms by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute...