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Randall Bruce Hicks

Randall Hicks’s Legal Guides

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  • The Adoption Tax Credit

    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

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  • Interstate Adoption

    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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  • Independent adoption

    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

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