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Adoption Agency Accused of Hiding Child’s Medical Conditions

The adoption process is often long and complicated, with bumps along the way. This can be especially true when relying on an agency to adopt a child. While adoption agencies are supposed to be honest and helpful, working to make lives better for parents and children, this isn’t always the reality, as one couple recently… Read More »

The Different Types of Adoptions

If you are looking into adoption, you have several different options depending on your current situation.  Here are some of the various types of adoptions that you may consider:  Adoptions through agencies. Agency adoptions involve placing a child with their adoptive parents through a public agency or a state-licensed private agency. Independent adoption. No agencies… Read More »

Baby Veronica Goes Home

In a family law case that captured headlines for years, Veronica Capobianco has finally gone home. In 2008, Christina Maldonado informed her then-boyfriend Dusten Brown she was pregnant. Mr. Brown pressed for marriage indicating he would not support the child if Ms. Maldonado did not marry him. Ms. Maldonado ended the relationship and Mr. Brown… Read More »

Co-Parent Adoption for Same-Sex Couples

Legal obstacles make it substantially more difficult for parents to adopt together as a same-sex couple. Prospective parents must elect one person to file the court documents for adoption, while the other must remain anonymous. Problems can arise when one parent has sole custody. Although you plan to raise the child together, the parent with… Read More »