Legal Advice for Adoption Laws — 158 results
Written by attorney Richard Hein, over 2 years ago.
What is an Apostille?
In our international practice, often the procurement of an Apostille is required in order to finalize a document drafted in the United States and notarized by an... more
Written by attorney Tana Benner, over 2 years ago.
Thinking of adopting your stepchild? The most common form of adoption is a step-parent adoption. In these situations, the adoption stepparent assumes financial and legal responsibility for... more
Written by attorney Alyssa Knisely, about 1 year ago.
By Shaffer Engle Law Offices, LLC posted in Granparent's Custody Rights on Friday, July 19, 2013
A grandparent now includes those who become grandparents through adoption in addition... more
Written by attorney Mary Commander, about 3 years ago.
Who May Adopt, Be Adopted, or Place a Child for Adoption
Adoption in Virginia is governed by statutes that must be strictly complied with. There are specific rules regarding who may adopt,... more
Written by attorney Charles Bauer, almost 2 years ago.
Here's some frequently asked questions from my Family Law practice. These are general observations may or may not apply to your particular situation, and are not a substitute for legal advice.
Written by attorney Matthew Slack, over 2 years ago.
How to Hire an AttorneyFive Common Tricks Attorneys use to get Your Money by Matthew Slack, Esq. solerslacklaw.com
Trick #1: Promises
This is a biggie.The Florida Bar, the organization... more
Written by attorney Hertsel Shadian, about 2 years ago.
If you paid expenses to adopt an eligible child in 2011, you may be able to claim a federal tax credit of up to $13,360 on your U.S. income tax return. Here are six facts you should know... more
Written by attorney Michael Daugherty, 5 months ago.
Here are some answers to common questions asked during a consultation regarding changing the name of a minor child. Can I change my minor child’s name? Yes. In Virginia you can petition... more
Written by attorney Angelina Zinn, about 3 years ago.
Generally: Texas Adoption of a Stepchild
Under the Texas Family Code Section 162.001(b)(1), a Texas Adoption of a Stepchild joins two causes of action: (1) the termination of the natural... more
Written by attorney Robert McCarthy, over 3 years ago.
The power to order post-termination visitation in Massachusetts is an equitable power which exercised within the discretion of the trial judge. Adoption of Rico, 453 Mass. 749, 754 (2009);... more