(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Rebuttable Presumption: An assumption that is made in the law that will stand as a fact unless someone comes forward to contest it and prove otherwise. In the area of adoptions, it is most commonly used to "presume" that if a woman is married when she gives birth to a child, that her husband is its... [more
California Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Fam. Code § 9203 Identifying information is available to:The adoptee who is age 21 or older The birth parent of an adult adoptee The adoptive parent of an adoptee who is under age 21 Access to Nonidentifying Information ...
Wisconsin Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. §§ 48.432; 48.433 Nonidentifying information may be provided to:The adoptee who is age 18 years or older The adoptive parent The guardian or legal custodian of an adoptee The offspring of an adoptee if the... Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect Indiana
Statute: §§ 31-34-1(1)-(11), (12)-(15); 35-46-1(3); 31-9-2-0.5 Standard Acts or omissions Exemption Corporal punishment Prescription drugs Religious exemption Categories of Maltreatment Defined in Statute Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Sexual exploitation Emotional/mental... Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Illinois
Statute: 750 ICS 50/1; 405/1-2; 405/2-13 Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Alcohol or Drug Induced Incapacity Felony Conviction/Incarceration Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or...