Posts Tagged ‘adult’

Divorce Involving Children With Special Needs

Divorce can be especially trying on those who have children with special needs due to the fact that determining the “best interests of the child” are always more complex. In many families, parents are unsure of how to address the unique needs of a child with a disability. In many cases, a child is receiving… Continue reading →

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Who may adopt?

In California, any adult may file a petition to adopt a child.  The child must be at least ten years younger than the petitioner. Once upon a time, married couples only applied to become adoptive parents.  Today, since and divorced people also apply. California law has no specific age, social background, income level or housing… Continue reading →

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