Adult Adoption in Texas

Adult adoption in Texas is a simpler process than adoption of a child. A person who has reached adulthood and is legally competent to speak for his/herself can make the decision to be legally adopted by another adult. In an adult adoption, there is no home study required. A biological…

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Bill Supporting Foreign Adoption in Congress

A bipartisan effort to boost foreign adoption is in Congress. The bill is titled the “Children in Families First Act” and different versions of the bill are now in the House and Senate! Foreign adoptions are governed by many different areas of law—- international law, the laws of the two…

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Employers: What Questions Should Not be Asked in A Job Interview?  

Employers: This is for you! There are some questions that are legally impermissible to ask in a job interview.   Some questions are obviously impermissible, others are more “subtle”. Examples of  improper questions: How old are you? Will you require us to give you time off for certain religious holidays?…

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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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