Adoption is a complicated and emotionally charged process. If you represent adoptive or birth parents, you need a thorough understanding of the current procedures and the applicable international, federal, state and county laws. Discovery practical tips and insights to prepare yourself to jump through the hoops that are required for handling agency, private, or international adoptions. Learn who can adopt, what the process involves, and how to complete the necessary forms and documentation.
Summary of ContentsFact Pattern
Relevant Laws in Adoption Cases
Planning for the Adoptive Placement
Tax Aspects of Adoption Under the Internal Revenue Code
Legal Proceedings in Adoptions
Termination of Parental Rights: Adoption Act of 1980, as Amended
Overview of Post Adoption Contact Agreement Amendments
Tips, Topics, Strategies, Pitfalls and Procedures in Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights Cases
Who Has Standing to Adopt or to Seek Custody?
Cutting Edge and Current Issues in Adoption, Surrogacy, Parenthood, Foster Parenthood and More
Beyond Ethics and Torts – The Duty of the Adoption Lawyer to Advise Clients of Potential Medical, Social and Family Outcomes as Well as Potential Legal Outcomes