DNA Testing for Family Law and Immigration Cases has Strict Standards

 DNA testing is sometimes used in paternity, adoption and immigration cases.  Here are some reasons that DNA testing may be used and who may request the test: 1.  In a traditional paternity case:  As evidence of the identity of the biological father a. requested by the biological mother in order…

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Important Information About Health Insurance and Your Adopted Child

When you are adopting a child, it is important to enroll your child in your health care plan within 30 days of his/her adoption OR placement for adoption. This is important for two reasons: 1) if you do so, this will allow coverage for your child under your group health…

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Completing Your Child’s Foreign Adoption in Texas

When a family returns to the United States with their child who was adopted in another country, there are often additional steps to be taken.   When a Texas resident adopts a child from another country, that adoption is governed by Texas law, United States law, international adoption law and treaties,…

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