Home studies are an essential component of the adoption process. They can seem somewhat intimidating, as it means an outside party will be poking into your daily routine, your family dynamics, and even your finances. It’s just one part of making sure that every adopted child...
Family Formation Blog
Wednesday, May 23 2018 - 9:05AM
Adopting a child, while wonderfully rewarding, is a complicated legal process. It often requires guidance from experienced attorneys and professionals. All adoptions in Virginia begin with a home study and conclude with a finalization of the adoption.
Home Studies for Adoption...
Thursday, May 3 2018 - 9:05AM
If you are considering adoption for your baby, you have probably come across the term “open adoption.” What does open adoption really mean? And how does it relate to post adoption contact?
Tuesday, February 27 2018 - 12:00AM
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...
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