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Seek Legal Advice from an Adoption Attorney Adoption of a child or stepchild is a process where a family law attorney files a petition and requests a court to establish legal parentage. If you’re looking to adopt, understanding your state’s adoption laws is essential. Make sure you choose the adoption process that’s right for you […]

From Foster Child to Adopted Child: How Does It Work?

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There are many troubling reasons why children must enter the foster care system, and although some children are able to return to improved conditions with their families, many children are placed with foster parents. More than half of these children will be placed at least three times, but this count can reach alarming levels. Many […]

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Pennsylvania Adoption Law Now Allows Adoptees Rights to Their Birth Certificates

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Until now, adoptees over 18 couldn’t apply for their birth records because their adoption records were sealed. Folks that have not been adopted have always had this ability, but sadly, it was not so easy for those that were released by their birth parents. For 33 years, adoptees have been required to petition the courts […]