The ancient tradition of taking in kin has come full circle. Today's social workers, recognizing the value of kinship care long practiced informally in certain cultures, are reaching out to families to provide a safe, stable, and loving environment for children who can no longer live with their... Canada: General Adoption Resources
Every country has different adoption-related rules, laws, and regulations. Canada is no different. Even though many countries abide by the Hague Convention Treaty as it pertains to adoption, each country is still unique in requirements for those who can adopt and for those who can be adopted. If... Legal Options for Relative Caregivers - Page 4 - Standby and Permanent Guardianship
Some States: Standby and Permanent Guardianship Copyright 2002, Generations United. Reprinted with permission of Generations United http://www.gu.org/ More of this Feature ... Step Parent Adoptions
The most common form of adoption is that of children by stepparents. In these situations the adopting stepparent assumes financial and legal responsibility for his/her spouse's child or children and releases the noncustodial parent of parental responsibilities, including child support. Legal...
September 8, 2011, 5:02 am
I was adopted in a stepparent adoption at the age of 10 along with my older sister, but I never knew any other father. My bio-father left us when I was months old and my mother remarried when I was 11 months old. Throughout my growing up years, my step-dad was my dad for all practical... Recap: Adopting In the 50 States
September 7, 2010, 5:00 am
I know it's been awhile, but I finally have a recap of the series Adopting In the 50 States. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Always consult an adoption professional before making any decisions.
States That Specifically Do Not Allow Gay & Lesbian Parents to Adopt ... Adopting In Vermont
July 27, 2010, 5:31 am
Welcome to the forty-fifth post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in Vermont, which is really beautiful in October. Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption professional with specific questions. If you have adopted in Vermont...
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Stepparent Adoption. 1,276 likes · 487 talking about this. For ALL moms and dads! This is a page dedicated to helping ALL stepparents adopt their stepchildren. I finally adopted my stepson and would like to help others out with the process. I know this can be a rough and stressful time and I ...
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