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How and what steps do I need to take when trying to adopt a newborn from a family member or friend?

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You need to contact an adoption attorney. Contact Sara Howard in Chicago.

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Sara R. Howard

Sara R. Howard

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Thank you.

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There is a difference in procedures between adoptig from a relative ( known as a (related adoption) versus adopting from a friend (called an unrelated adoption). A related adoption requires less time and the investigation process is limited compared to an unrelated matter. I would be glad to review the details of your particular situation. Feel free to contact me at your convenience. There's no charge for this initial inquiry.

Sara Howard
adoptlaws@yahoo.com
773/ 509-1818

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