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Randall Bruce Hicks

Riverside Adoption Lawyer.

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  1. The Adoption Tax Credit

    Written by attorney Randall Hicks, over 3 years ago.

    Does the adoption tax credit apply to all types of adoption? It applies to domestic adoption (both independent, public agency and private agency) as well as international adoption. It does not apply

  2. Interstate Adoption

    Written by attorney Randall Hicks, over 3 years ago.

    Do special rules apply in interstate adoption? Yes. Whenever a child will be crossing state lines in an adoptive placement, a special law called the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (

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  3. Independent adoption

    Written by attorney Randall Hicks, over 3 years ago.

    Do all states permit independent adoption? All states but five permit independent adoption. The five that do not are: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts and North Dakota (although they do