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SECOND-PARENT ADOPTIONS ARE ALSO SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS ‘CO-PARENT ADOPTIONS’.   Who Should Go for Second-Parent Adoption in California? In this type of adoption, the biological or legally adopted child of one partner gets adopted by the non-legal or non-biological second parent (applicable to same-sex and heterosexual partners).   The legal parent gives his/her consent … Continue reading Second-Parent Adoption in California

ADOPTION IS DEFINED AS A LEGAL PROCEDURE THAT ESTABLISHES A LAWFUL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A CHILD AND PARENT WHEN THE PARENT INVOLVED IS NOT THE BIRTH OR BIOLOGICAL PARENT. WHEN THE ADOPTION PROCESS IS COMPLETED, THE ADOPTIVE PARENT/PARENTS GET THE LEGAL RIGHTS AS WELL AS RESPONSIBILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH A PARENT-CHILD ASSOCIATION. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CHILD … Continue reading The New Simplified Adoption Process in California

THE TERM ‘ADOPTION’ REFERS TO A LEGAL PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LAWFUL PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP IN THE SCENARIO WHEN THE PARTY ADOPTING THE CHILD IS NOT THEIR BIRTH/BIOLOGICAL PARENT. THE FINALIZATION OF ADOPTION IMPLIES THAT THE ADOPTING PARENT(S) HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHTS AND DUTIES TYPICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH A PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP.   All states … Continue reading Types Of Adoptions In California & How To Go About The Process

If you’re looking to adopt a foster child and became a foster parent in California, then the state will provide you with all necessary resources needed to parent a foster child effectively.   It is important to understand that a foster parent takes up the responsibility of providing temporary care to a child when they … Continue reading Home Requirements for Becoming A Foster Parent In California

Planning to expand your family with an adoption? Since being declared official and legal way back in 1850s, adoption is a widely accepted way of growing or creating a family. Statistics show that in the United States, more than 135,000 children are adopted each year. Celebrities besides Angelina Jolie, such as Sandra Bullock and Katherine … Continue reading What You Need To Know Before You Adopt

    Months before Monday’s divorce filing by Angelina Jolie, tabloids reported that Jolie was considering adopting a seventh child to bolster her faltering marriage to Brad Pitt.   Now that they are officially divorcing, we can breathe a sigh of relief that that adoption never took place. The couple has already taken serial adoption … Continue reading Celeb Divorce Highlights the Downside of Serial Adoption