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True Stories of Adoption Fraud

These stories od adoption fraud are intended to serve as a learning experience, to help build awareness of ethical and unethical practices.Adoption Consultants Charged With Fraud Two New York women... [more]

A Mother's Wish - Adoption Poetry Contributed by our Readers

by Lisa Dawn Mayer Do you ever thinkYour Mom lays crying?Praying?For your return.Do you ever thinkHow selfish you areNever giving her anythingNo love at all...Do you ever wonder what it's like To be... [more]

Alabama Opens the Records

As of August 1, 2000, adults adopted in Alabama can request and receive their original birth records Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman signed HB-690, a bill that allows adult adoptees unconditional access... [more]

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]

Connecticut State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Non-identifying information is available to adopted adults and adoptive parents or legal guardians of adoptees. Birth parents may leave updated information in... [more]

Adopting Parents - Child Adoption - Recommended Reading

BOOKS Chat Forum Newsletter FOR RESIDENTS OF: Canada | Other Countries Suggested Reading Top Books About Adopting (General) Top Books... [more]

Pennsylvania State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

>Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older or adoptive parents of an adoptee under 18 may obtain non-identifying information by petitioning the court. Obtaining... [more]

Adoption Books - Adoption Piece by Piece

Pulling the Pieces Together The three books that make up the "Adoption Piece by Piece" trilogy are exceptional resources for parents and professionals dealing with special needs and,... [more]

Net-Working: Email Lists

Email lists are a way for a group of people with the same interests to exchange topic- or subject-specific email messages. Messages sent to the list are stored centrally on the list server and... [more]

Considering Foster Parenting - Library - for those who want to become foster parents

Library of articles and features for those considering becoming foster parents of a child in the U.S. foster care systemLibrary | Articles by topic Adoptive & Foster Family Education -... [more]

State Adoption Law - California

Adoption Subsidy Information From the North American Council on Adoptable Children, subsidy information for special needs adoptions. California Adoption Law State adoption code. Scroll down... [more]

Maine State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted, with consent.Most Relevant Maine Statutes: § 9-102§ 9-202§ 9-3029-102 . Definitions. (i) "Petitioner" means a person filing a petition to adopt an... [more]

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