North Dakota Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Cent. Code § 14-15-16 Nonidentifying information must be provided to:The adoptive parents The adult adoptee The birth parent Identifying information may be provided to: The birth parents The adoptive parents The adoptee...
Montana Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Code § 42-6-102 Information may be provided to:The adult adoptee The adoptive or birth parent An extended family member of an adoptee or birth parent A court-appointed confidential intermediary Access to... Nebraska State Regulations - Access to Adoption Records
Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents at the time of placement and adopted adults can receive medical information. Obtaining Identifying Information: See below. Birth parents may file a consent or non-consent form with the State social services department regarding their... 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...
TRA Gratitude Project: Days 4 - 7 (Belated)
November 11, 2013, 7:43 am
To catch up on the Gratitude Project, I will cover a few days at a time. I must admit that using micro-blogging sites like Twitter and Facebook makes it easy to pop up a gratitude statement each day. However, I'm hoping that you are returning here, dear readers, for the explanations WHY I'm... Why Do You Care?
August 14, 2013, 1:07 pm
Being adopted was no big deal for me. It was my reality. As a teenager and young adult I was often asked, "Why do you care?" While this sounds like an innocent question it actually was a reminder that being adopted was being different.
Why did I care? I guess the traditional answer of having... The journey ends...sorta
August 24, 2013, 4:14 pm
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was able to secure by original birth certificate and learned that I had an older sibling. My birth mother was from Ohio and my birth father was Hispanic and from Texas. I cried all the way home from picking up the certificate. I was sure that the first child...
What My Search has Meant to Me
I was born November 26, 1965, in Mobile, Alabama. I was immediately placed up for adoption. August 12, 1966, I was adopted by two of the most amazing and loving people in this world. I was taken from... Encouragement and Caution
I am a 55-year-old adoptee with an amazingly short and fully successful story about my search for my birth parents. Very few adoptees have ever been able to so quickly locate their families with such... A Joyful Reunion, Thanks to My Search Angel
I first found out I was adopted at the age of 4 when my parents gave me a book to read about adoption. They both sat with me as I read it and gave answers to the questions they could. My life changed...