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New Mexico State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted with consent.Most Relevant New Mexico Statutes: Chapter 40, Article 14. Adult Adoptions 40-14-5 . Who may be adopted Any adult may be adopted. 40-14-6 . Consent to... [more]

Out of the Fog - Mothers\' Voices

Articulate women bring their thoughts on adoption to the Web In the mid-20th century, women whose children were adopted by others had no voice. It was silenced by societal taboos, family pressures,... [more]

Adoption Subsidy - Negotiating and Renegotiating Your Child's Contract

What is it, and does my child qualify? Questions: What is an adoption subsidy? Do internationally adopted children qualify? Does my child qualify? Why do I have to "negotiate" a subsidy... [more]

Beggars and Choosers - A New Book, A Photographic Essay

A new book, a photographic essay Rickie Solinger, author of "Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race before Roe v. Wade" (1992, 2d ed. 2000), has a new book in 2001,... [more]

Written for Adoption Announcement - Poetry - Adoption Poetry

Written for My Son's Adoption Announcementby Linda The story of my child is simple and sweet.A reminder to all what God does is never incomplete.For God knew him and called him by name.Then placed... [more]

Montana State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults, adoptive parents, birth parents, or extended family members of an adopted adult or birth parents may obtain non-identifying... [more]

Delaware State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Adults may be adopted with consent of the person to be adopted.Most Relevant Delaware Statutes: Subchapter II§ 951§ 952Subchapter II . Persons 18 Years of Age or Over. 951. Who... [more]

Help Adopted and Foster Children Build Attachment

Using these tools, parents can help their adopted and foster children develop healthy attachments to their families. Once family attachments are secure, attachments to others develop more... [more]

New York State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older may receive information through the Adoption Registry.Obtaining Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided... [more]

Wyoming State Regulations - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Any adult may be adopted, provided the adult to be adoptedgives written consent to the adoption.Most Relevant Wyoming Statutes: §1-22-102§1-22-1091-22-102 . Persons subject to... [more]

Adoption Agencies and Facilitators - A

A US-based, many serve clients around the world. This listing does not constitute a recommendation, and all are encouraged to read How to Select an Adoption Agency . A Child's Waiting ... [more]

Book Review - Disturbing the Peace by Nancy Newman

"Disturbing the Peace" by Nancy Newman Pros • Well-researched • Not overly sentimental • Brings an "outsider's" view Cons ... [more]

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