When You Adopt Under the Laws of Another Country

When You Adopt Under the Laws of Another Country

U.S. Readoption Explained

by Peter Wiernicki

from Adoptive Families Magazine, May/June 2002

Q: My husband and I just completed an international adoption. Is it necessary for us to readopt our child in the United States?

A: Most adoption professionals recommend that adoptive parents readopt their child if their state permits them to do so. Readoption is the legal process of adopting a child again in the United States, after the child has been lawfully adopted in another country. In a readoption, the adoptive parents, once back in the U.S., petition the appropriate court in their state of residence to adopt their child under the laws of their state. ” – From the Article – Click Below to Read More!

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When You Adopt Under the Laws of Another Country


U.S. Readoption Explained

by Peter Wiernicki

from Adoptive Families Magazine, May/June 2002

Q: My husband and I just completed an international adoption. Is it necessary for us to readopt our child in the United States?

A: Most adoption professionals recommend that adoptive parents readopt their child if their state permits them to do so. Readoption is the legal process of adopting a child again in the United States, after the child has been lawfully adopted in another country. In a readoption, the adoptive parents, once back in the U.S., petition the appropriate court in their state of residence to adopt their child under the laws of their state. ” – From the Article – Click Below to Read More!

Click Here to View the Full Article as a PDF

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