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Adopt-A Programs - Pitiful in a Party Dress

Poor Pitiful Pearl© A face only an (adoptive) mother could love? Photo courtesy of Nancy Ashe ... [more]

The Rose - by Jo Hamilton - Adoption Poetry

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New Mexico State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older and adoptive parents with a minor under age 18 may obtain non-identifying information.Obtaining Identifying Information: ... [more]

Adoption Poetry - Poems About Adoption

A selection of poetry from well-known poems such as "The Adoption Creed" and "Legacy of an Adopted Child," to poems written for entrustment ceremonies and to express the widest possible range of... [more]

Adoption Book Review - The Russian Word for Snow by Janis Cooke Newman - Book Review

"The Russian Word for Snow: A True Story of Adoption" by Janis Cooke Newman Publisher: St. Martin's Press ISBN: 0312252145 I don't know when a book has gotten me so... [more]

IAI Publishes Journalist's Guide to Adoption - Press Release

IAI Publishes Journalist's Guide to Adoption For More Information Contact: Kathryn Creedy Institute for Adoption Information Tel: 802-442-7135 email: IAI PUBLISHES JOURNALIST'S GUIDE TO... [more]

Public Court Records - Search Tips - Adoption

Court appearances are recorded in a Minutes Log or Docket Book at local courthouses. These are public records. They can usually be found in the Office of the Prothonotary or in the Orphans Court... [more]

Mississippi State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted, with consent, and subject to laws that apply to the adoption of a minor.Most Relevant Mississippi Statute: § 93-17-3(1)(see entire code )93-17-3 . Who may be... [more]

Preparing Children for Court - Chapter I

Part 1: Introduction More of this Feature •Part 1:... [more]

Vermont State Regulations - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Any adult may be adopted, but spouses may not adopt each other.Most Relevant Vermont Statutes: Title 15A, Chapter 5. Adoption of Adults and Emancipated Minors§ 15A-5-101§... [more]

Romania Halts International Adoptions

Grandparents Only UPDATE JUNE 2004: The new Romanian law has been signed. International adoptions are now limited to children's grandparents. In early 2001, the U.S. State Department... [more]

North Dakota State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted with own consent and consent of spouse (if married).Most Relevant North Dakota Statutes: Chapter 14-15: Revised Uniform Adoption Act. 14-15-02. Who may be adopted.... [more]

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