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INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

YOUR PRIVATE PLACEMENT ADOPTION OPTION WHEN YOUR CHILD IS IN THE SYSTEM OR IN FOSTER CARE AND YOU, THE PARENT, MAY BE FACING INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS. INTERVENTION IS YOUR OPTION AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT. IS YOUR CHILD BEING PLACED IN FOSTER...

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2019 Using Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number

With the 2019 tax-filing season underway, a critical issue for families filing for the Child Tax Credit using an Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) has been brought to our attention. As a result of tax law changes made in the 2017 tax reform law (known...

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Adoptive Parents Tips for Self-Matching

Self Adoption vs Agency Many prospective adoptive parents today are trying to self-match rather than match through an adoption agency or adoption attorney.  Whether their adoption budget does not afford them the opportunity to work through an agency or attorney for...

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Birthmother Living Expenses Paid

"LIVING EXPENSES PAID" What does that mean? Often times, birthmothers will hear the phrase "living expenses paid" when they are researching adoption or other options for an unplanned pregnancy. But what does that really mean?  In Florida, birthmothers in an...

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