In this article you will find links to Federal laws relating to adoption. Resources include summaries of major Federal legislation that has influenced adoption practice, listed with the most recently enacted law first.
By petitioning the Court, you are asking the judge to make the adoptive relationship final by issuing an order of adoption. You are highly encouraged to have an attorney prepare this petition, along with the additional supporting paperwork, and file the documents with the Court on your behalf.
This handbook is dedicated to relatives who provide care for children in need of a safe, stable, and nurturing home. We realize it is not easy to raise children again, often at a moment’s notice or without much time to prepare. Thank you for your courage, your compassion, and your ... Read More