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Can You Reinstate Your Parental Rights After Termination?

In some states, parental termination may not be the end-all to rights. Sometimes, a parent could gain their rights back under certain circumstances even after the court has officially terminated these rights. However, the parent must be able to show certain standards, such as an improvement in their day-to-day lifestyles and ability to care for… Continue reading →

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Adoption Court Laws: Everything You Need to Know

You may be ready for adoption court in your own personal case, but is anybody ever as prepared as they had hoped? Because adoption court laws can be tricky and we want the best outcome for your case, we have devised some important questions and answers that can guide you through this difficult time. FAQs… Continue reading →

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Can an Adoption be Reversed After it Was Finalized?

When you hear the word ‘adoption,’ you may think that this is permanent. However, depending on the circumstances of your case, an adoption may not be so permanent after all. Usually, even after an adoption has been finalized, it can be reversed by the court – however, there are strict laws regarding how this is… Continue reading →

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Custody Involving Parents From a Same-Sex Relationship

Over the past few years, custody disputes involving same-sex couples have become commonplace. Because of this, parental sexual orientation is now less of an influential factor when determining custody as it may have been years ago. However, some states are still facing barriers regarding custody and sexual orientation, and it can still become a determining… Continue reading →

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How do I Initiate a Stepparent Adoption?

What happens if your child’s birthparent has not been supporting or visiting your child for an extended period of time? What if you wish for your husband or wife, the child’s stepparent, to officially adopt the child? Stepparent adoption may not be as difficult as other types of child adoption, but there are steps that… Continue reading →

Guardianship vs. Adoption

You might think that designating a guardian for your children is the same as asking someone to adopt them. Legally, the two concepts are very different. While one gives an individual the responsibility to act as a temporary parent of a child, the other permanently relinquishes the rights and responsibilities of a child’s biological parents…. Continue reading →

Parental Rights For Same Sex Partners

The understanding of parenthood, maternity, and paternity, is well known and accepted throughout the state of California as a man and a woman who have conceived, adopted, or otherwise obtained legal parenthood of a child. Parenthood for same-sex couples is a little less understand; however. In many cases, one member of a same-sex couple will… Continue reading →

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Adoption On The Rise

Do you have everything you want and need – except a child? Are you and your spouse looking to adopt a child to fulfill your dreams of parenting? Open adoptions are on the rise across the United States. They allow the adoptive and birth families some degree of contact, which can include a one-time meeting… Continue reading →

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Adoption

Are you looking to adopt a child to help fulfill your dreams of parenting? Adoption is the legal process of taking a child into your family by choice, and raising him or her as your own. Adopting a child can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. Opening your home to a… Continue reading →

I Want To Adopt My Step-Children

Relationships between stepparent and child often develop into strong, loving relationships. Adopting this child will solidify your bond for life. Today, with the divorce rate being so high, blended families are becoming more and more prevalent. A new spouse may ask, “Can I adopt my step child?” Did you just marry a man with children?… Continue reading →

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