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Written by attorney Zachary C Ashby | Oct 11, 2019

Overview of the Adoption Process in Washington State

Many people wonder about adoption and stop because they don't know how it works. This guide is intended to help people cement those emotional bonds they have already formed with either stepchildren or children they have welcomed into their home through programs like foster care.

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The adoption statute for Washington is found at RCW 26.33. The statute must be followed closely.

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