Adoption, just like pregnancy, is a life-changing event that should not be entered into without serious thought and contemplation. It is important to learn about adoption laws and understand the process of adopting a child. Considering what types of adoption is best for your family is important since there are more than one type of adoptions.  Many private and state adoption agencies hold orientation sessions and parenting classes to help prospective adoptive parents resolve these issues satisfactorily before being placed with an adopted child. This resource is designed to help you find all the answers you are looking for in related to an adoption.

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Arizona Laws on Adoption

  Learn about the requirements and options for adopting a child in Arizona.

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Guiding You through Adoption Laws

This guide may assist in answering questions you may have regarding Adoption.  We encourage you to ask other questions, as it is impossible to answ...

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Foreign Adoption and Immigration Laws

Celebrities like Angelina Jolie have brought about a great increase in public awareness of foreign adoption. What most people are not aware...

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Adoption for Same-Sex Couples

One of the most enjoyable and rewarding aspects of my practice is assisting clients in building a family through adoption.  The most common...

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Adoption Laws and Process

Adoption is defined as the legal process where a minor or an adult is recognized through law as being the son or the daughter of adopting adults. Th...

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Adoption Application Process

A petition for adoption of a child by an unrelated person must be filed within 30 days of the minor being placed with the prospective adoptive paren...

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Adopted Adults Argue for Open Records

July 22, 2009 For those individuals who were adopted when they were infants or young children often have questions about their biological parents...

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Adopting a Child

In 1994, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws proposed the Uniform Adoption Act (UAA) as a model law that could be passed in...

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Adoption Law

In every state in the U.S., adoption is the legal transfer of parental rights from a child’s birth parents to a third party through the court sy...

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International Adoption Basics and Law

Adoption is defined as the process of legally placing a child with a parent or parents other than the parents to whom they were born. Once an adopti...

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Types of Adoption

Once you have decided to adopt a child, you should consider what type of adoption is best for your family. Some of the most common types of adoption...

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Legal Help with Adoption

While adopting a child is a journey full of anticipation and joy, the legal process of adoption can cause stress and confusion during this happy tim...

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Adoption Process

At first glance, adopting a child can appear overwhelmingly complicated. The prospect of sorting through attorneys, social workers, adoption agencie...

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What to consider before an adoption

Adoption, just like pregnancy, is a life-changing event that should not be entered into without serious thought and contemplation. Some things you...

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