Adoption Council Website a Valuable Resource- check out Children of Trauma article

The National Council for Adoption (“NCFA”)  maintains an excellent website with valuable adoption resources and information.  This can be found at www.adoptioncouncil.org  Every month, the NCFA publishes the “Adoption Advocate”.  You can subscribe to this publication by email.  Last month (September 2013) there was an excellent and well-researched article titled, “Children of…

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International Adoption: Proving U.S. Citizenship for Adoptees

When a U.S. citizen couple (or single parent) adopts a child through international adoption procedure it is important to be certain that all steps have been followed so that the child is a U.S. citizen and can prove it, beyond any doubt.   Adoptive parents should not consider the process completed…

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Basic Facts About Adult Adoption in Texas

Adoption of an adult can be a fairly straightforward process.   The adoptee’s biological parents do not need to be notified of the adoption and are not entitled to have a voice in the proceedings.   There are many reasons to proceed with a formal adoption, even after the “child” reaches adulthood.  The…

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