Under Virginia law only certain persons over 18 years of age can be adopted by another adult. Adult adoptions usually involve family members, like a step-parent who has stood in loco parentis (in the place of the parent) for at least three months. The adult adoption is also...
Family Formation Blog
Tuesday, August 16 2016 - 12:00AM
When you adopt a child through an international adoption, there are two main types of visas issued by the U.S. government, either an IR-3 or an IR-4.
Saturday, June 4 2016 - 12:00AM
Making an adoption plan is a courageous and frightening decision. If you are thinking about or have made a decision to place your child for adoption you should be aware of some of your rights. An adoption attorney can provide you not only an overview of your options but can...
Saturday, March 5 2016 - 12:00AM
Sunday, November 1 2015 - 12:00AM
The adoption journey involves not only a complex emotional journey but a complex legal one as well. One of the legal complications revolves around the consent and revocation time periods that apply to the adoption. Adoptive parents often have to think about the laws where they...
Friday, October 10 2014 - 12:00AM