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If you seek to adopt a child, you will be faced with a choice: use a licensed adoption agency or use an independent adoption facilitator who acts as a ... read more
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Family Law Adoption FAQ
How can my spouse adopt my child from a previous relationship? Can I collect child support if my husband has adopted my son? I was adopted shortly after my birth. Am I able to access my adoption records? Will I be able to contact my grandson after he's adopted? Q: How can my spouse adopt my child from ... Read more

Interracial Adoption: Love Is Color Blind
What do you think of when you hear the word "family?" For many, the image of a child comes to mind almost instantly. For couples and adults who can't have children of their own, adoption is sometimes the only chance of having a family. Today, many parents are taking on more than the usual responsibilities ... Read more

Lawyer Accused of Running Nationwide Adoption Scam
Thousands of children are adopted in the US each year, according to statistics collected by the Children's Bureau, which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Many people want to adopt, and competition for available children is high. And the adoption process itself is usually a ... Read more

Advertising an Unborn Baby for Adoption
Thousands of children are adopted each year and thousands more are waiting to be adopted. How do birthmothers and adoptive parents get together? Often it's an adoption agency handling practically all aspects of the adoption. Sometimes it's through an independent or "private" adoption. A private adoption ... Read more

Heiress Loses Custody of Adopted Cambodian Son
For some people, adoption is the answer when it's time to start a family. It's usually a happy, exciting time. Sometimes, though, it's not always smooth sailing - even for the "rich and famous," as Elizabeth Johnson's story shows. Johnson Case Elizabeth Johnson is the heiress to the fortune made by her ... Read more

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Recent changes in the law have given parents greater rights that can overcome even natural and legal grandparents' rights. This makes it vastly harder for loving grandparents to develop a relationship ...Read more

Please do not attempt to gather meaningful insight into this issue through brief questions on a message board.  Consult with an attorney who has experience in Family Court and adoptions.  Ev ...Read more

It is advisable to have an attorney represent you through the step-parent adoption process.  There are a number of hurdles that can be challenging to overcome for a person representing herself. T ...Read more

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Assisted reproduction has been in the spotlight lately due to the increasing number ofLGBT families conceiving children. Inevitably, some of these couples separate, and the law is grappling with how t ... Read more

Same-Sex Parents in Florida-What are my rights?

It’s been one year since theU.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage lawful in everystate, including Florida. Not only were Florida same-sex marriages legalized, but Florida courts are now also ... Read more

Employment Law in Massachusetts: What Out-of-Staters Need to Know

Massachusetts is known for having in place a multitude of laws governing the employment relationship. Over the past few years, Massachusetts has expanded the rights and protections of employees throu ... Read more

Cherry Hill Car Accident Lawyers: Mandatory Automatic Braking Systems

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced thatautomatic braking systems (ABS) for all passenger carswill be mandated as of 2022. Every year there are about 1.7 millionrea ... Read more

Timely Tax Tips for Families with Children

It’s that time of year again with tax return deadlines looming this month. For those of you who may be filing as a single parent for the first time and for more experienced filers who could be o ... Read more

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