(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Petition to Adopt: This is the document that is filed with the court on your behalf to commence you adoption action. It states the legal basis on which you think you should be able to adopt this child, why the court has jurisdiction to grant the adoption, your qualifications to adopt this child and... [more
Poland Adoption Factsheet
DISCLAIMER: The following is intended as a very general guide to assist U.S. citizens who plan to adopt a child in Poland and apply for an immigrant visa for the child to come to the United States. Two sets of laws are particularly relevant: 1) the laws of Poland govern all activity in Poland...
Hot Topic: Disruption
Hot Topic: Disruption For the thousands of adoptions that result in successful, happy families, there are some adoptions which do not continue, resulting in the separation of the child from the family. When the child leaves the family before the adoption petition is finalized in a court of law,... Colorado Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Rev. Stat. §§ 19-5-304; 19-5-305 The following persons may have access to adoption records:The adoptee who is age 18 or older The birth parents The adoptive parent, custodial grandparent, or legal guardian of a minor... Arkansas State Laws - Adopting an Adult
Summary: Any adult may adopt another adult, with consent of spouse.Most Relevant Arkansas Statutes: § 9-9-203§ 9-9-207§ 9-9-2069-9-203 . Who may be adopted. Any individual may be adopted. 9-9-206 . Persons required to consent to adoption (6)(b) A petition to adopt an adult may...
The Home Study Process - Almost Done
August 21, 2008, 5:23 pm
I promised to keep you updated on how our home study and adoption of Hannah is going.
We are in the home stretch. Our home study is completed and approved. We are now in the adoption subsidy process.
This is the point where an adoption subsidy is agreed upon. In a normal circumstance... Adopting In Oklahoma
June 22, 2010, 6:00 am
Welcome to the thirty-sixth post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in Oklahoma, which was also a revolutionary musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption professional with specific questions.... Finalization Doesn't Form a Family
October 20, 2011, 10:21 am
The invitation came in a small and sweet baby pink envelope. Our adoption attorney had set the date with the County Clerk for our finalization hearing, meaning we could start the official countdown — the countdown to being an official family.
We made signs on bright pink paper displaying the...
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HOUSE BILL 963 P.N. 1148 - Pennsylvania General Assembly
... a minimum period of three days in the exclusive care of 21 an adult or adults who have filed a report of intention to adopt 22 required by ... With respect to any petition 20 filed pursuant to ... any of the following 18 paragraphs apply: 19 (1) The putative father fails to: 20 (i) ...
Secession petitions filed in 20 states | The Lookout - Yahoo News
From Yahoo News: In the wake of last week's presidential election, thousands of Americans have signed petitions seeking permission for their states to peacefully secede from the United States. The petitions were filed on We the People, a government website. States with citizens filing ...