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Guardianship to Adoption in California

Guardianship to Adoption in California

What are some reasons to turn my guardianship into an adoption? Converting your guardianship to an adoption in California is a relatively straight-forward legal process.  There may be several reasons to turn your guardianship into an adoption.  First, even...

PASS THE ADOPTEE CITIZENSHIP ACT OF 2019

PASS THE ADOPTEE CITIZENSHIP ACT OF 2019

Their family, their friends, their community is here. Their citizenship should be, too. Tell Congress to close the loophole and pass the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019 before it expires!Through no fault of their own, some people who were adopted internationally by...

Adoption Without Parental Consent

Adoption Without Parental Consent

Is it possible to complete an adoption without parental consent? The answer depends upon what type of adoption we’re talking about and of course the unique circumstances of each case. In a CA stepparent adoption, the custodial parent whose spouse is trying to adopt...

How Much is a Stepparent Adoption?

How Much is a Stepparent Adoption?

A quick review of websites advertising stepparent adoption reveals that most attorneys or document preparation services who advertise their prices offer a low “flat fee” for most stepparent adoptions. It’s important to remember that the fee listed is most likely just...