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Nicole Ward Moore

Nicole Moore’s Legal Guides

3 total

  • What are the ICPC Safeguards?

    ICPC and the home study ICPC requires both a home study of the adoptive family and that an evaluation of the interstate placement be completed. ICPC ensures the sending and receiving state’s laws and

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  • What is the Indian Child Welfare Act?

    Does this child fall within ICWA? In order to determine that a child placed for adoption does not fall within the ICWA, we request information from the birth parents as to whether they, or their rela

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  • How does the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) work?

    Traveling to Sending State If an adoptive family is from state A (receiving state) and the baby is born in state B (sending state), ICPC applies. The family would travel to the sending state for the

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