(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Legal Guardian: A person who has the legal responsibility for providing the care and management of a person who is incapable, either due to age (very young or even very old, or to some other physical, mental or emotional impairment, of administering his or her own affairs. In the case of a minor... [more
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Oklahoma Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10, § 7508-1.3 The services of a confidential intermediary are available to:The adult adoptee The legal parent or guardian of the child of a deceased adoptee The adult descendant of a deceased adoptee The... Idaho
Idaho Who may adopt? Any adult resident of Idaho may adopt, subject to specific provisions stipulated in statute. Person adopting, except the spouse of a natural parent, must be: At least 15 years older than adoptee, or Age 25 or older. If married, consent of the spouse is required. Consent... Legal Options for Caregivers - Page 5 - Subsidized Guardianship
Some States: Subsidized Guardianship Copyright 2002, Generations United. Reprinted with permission of Generations United http://www.gu.org/ More of this Feature ... Adopting from Liberia: Factsheet
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Union County DSS fires another employee as scrutiny continues
The supervisor, Wanda Larson, was the legal guardian of an 11-year-old boy found handcuffed to a porch with a dead chicken tied around his neck. Teen kills mother, feigns ignorance
She had been his legal guardian for 10 years. Ms Georgina Latshaw, 37, was found battered to death in her bedroom after the US teen returned home from school in Washington State. Brad George, 16, suffers from several disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder. In a chilling interview to... Boy expected to be charged as adult in gruesome killing
His legs in shackles, Brad George kept his head down the entire time he was in a Snohomish County Juvenile Courtroom. He allegedly confessed to murdering 37 -year-old Georgina Latshaw, the woman who was his legal guardian for a decade. When we met George Saturday, the day after Latshaw's... Playground injury results in lawsuit
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Private Practice Discusses Pregnancy Complications and Adoption
January 24, 2009, 3:40 pm
Thursday night’s episode of Private Practice brought up a subject that no expectant mother wants to think about: a baby born with complications, problems, a birth defect, etc... Regardless of whether the pregnancy is planned or not or if the expectant mother is going to parent or place the baby... In Praise of Erma Bombeck's Common Sense
April 22, 2011, 8:06 pm
Late last year, the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. released the results of a survey which had asked Americans how they define “family.”
Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said that a single parent and child is a family. Eighty percent said that an unmarried couple living together... Guardians
July 22, 2009, 9:55 pm
At this moment, you're probably thinking of all things wild and wonderful when it comes to parenting your child: the first steps, sleepless nights, mountains of laundry, trips to the park, gatherings with family and friends. You are probably not thinking "What will happen to my child when I...
"Legal Guardian" in the Adoption Forums
Philippine court adoption
January 8, 2014, 1:16 pm
My wife held a Philippines passport and was living in the US for 7 years when we started the adoption process. We went thru the Philippine court system with a good lawyer ($2500 flat fee for one or both children) for 2 children, 9 and 12 years old. They were my wifes grandchildren. It took 9...
Siblings, visits and Medicaid woes (long, rambling, sorry)
February 14, 2014, 8:53 pm
M has older siblings. She mentions them once in a blue moon, but never talks about them if you nwim. Their names come up occasionally. For example, she was "testing" me last night, asking me to name her birthday, where she was born, her bio parents names, her siblings' names, etc.
Possible bounce back: CPS call question
January 14, 2014, 10:27 am
Therapist of our past sibling set (and our current which is how I know this) called the CPS hotline last night in part bc after the 4yr old saw us briefly and responded strangely. She refused to get out of the car to go back to mom's apt. She just kept saying "no, take me back [to our house]." CPS...
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The Opposite of Lost is Found
August 10, 1988Dear Journal,It all began with a letter that read, "I realize that this letter may not reach you and that perhaps you have a different last name and address now. I am eager to...
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What do I ask when I get the call? - Adoption.com Forums
21.Who is the legal guardian? 22.Does the child have any communicable diseases? 23.Will you call me in a couple days to see how things are going? 24.WILL THIS PLACEMENT LINE UP WITH WHY WE BECAME FOSTER PARENTS? CAN WE REALISTICALLY DO THIS PLACEMENT RIGHT NOW?
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