Case Conclusion Date: 03.22.2007
Practice Area: Adoption
Outcome: Case was reversed and remanded to trial court in favor of Petitioners.
Description: Court Holding: Georgia Superior Courts have jurisdiction to finalize the adoption of a child born outside of the United States. Neither adoptee nor prospective adoptive parents are required under Georgia Statutory Law to be United States Citizens in order for a Judge in Georgia to finalize the adoption.