Grandparent Adoption

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More and more frequently, grandparents are adopting their grandchildren and becoming parents... again. Information, resources, and support.

Grandparents' Rights: Organizations
The rights of grandparents to adopt, care for, or see their grandchildren can become an issue in our families. These groups offer information, support, and legal resources.

Legal Options for Caregivers
When substitute care for children is needed, options include adoption, guardianship, legal custody, and others. Learn what each involves and state restrictions.

"Are You Raising Your Grandchildren?"
Not written specifically for adoptive situations, this article gives great insight into grandparental parenting.

Grand Parent Again
Great learning, legal, and support resources for grandparents parenting their grandchildren.

Resources, information, and support for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Legal resources, information about adoption and guardianship (and other options), and a growing list of state contacts.

Off Our Rockers
Grandparents being parents... again! OOR is an online community resource, offering a newsletter, chat room, and message board.
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