The Adoption Law Handbook: Practice, Resources, and Forms for Family Law Professionals, Second Edition

    By Jennifer Fairfax

    The Adoption Law Handbook: Practice, Resources, and Forms for Family Law Professionals, Second Edition

    The Adoption Law Handbook: Practice, Resources, and Forms for Family Law Professionals, Second Edition

    By Jennifer Fairfax

    When handling an adoption case, the family lawyer guides the client through the types of adoptions, determining the applicable laws for a particular adoption, to ensure that it can be legally finalized in that jurisdiction. Now updated, this is an accessible resource for handling all aspects of an adoption case. Making it an useful desk reference, it explains the fundamentals of adoption law and provides detailed information, advice on client consultations, guidance for each step in the legal process, and an array of sample forms.

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    2018, 575 pages, 6 x 9, Paperback, PC 5130232

    Adoption is a process that can require both time and patience. In handling an adoption case, the family lawyer guides the client through the different types of adoptions, identify and determine the applicable laws for a particular adoption, to ensure they can legally finalize the adoption in a proper jurisdiction.

    The Adoption Law Handbook, now completely updated, is a concise, accessible resource that explains all aspects of handling an adoption case. Jennifer Fairfax, an experienced family lawyer whose practice is focused on adoption and reproduction law, provides the fundamentals of the process, in-depth information on specific topics, advice on client intake and consultations, practical guidance for each step in the legal process, and an array of sample forms. For ease of reference, each chapter concludes with valuable summary points.

    The primary types of adoption are covered: domestic private/independent adoptions, domestic agency adoptions, and international adoptions. It spans the full range of legal issues impacting each type of adoption, including Hague, ICPC, ICWA, special needs adoptions and how to get the client from intake to finalization. The author also covers critical aspects of each type of adoption, differences in approaches and emerging laws on adoption, and discussion of the law involving gay and lesbian parents.

    Product Details

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    Section of Family Law

    Publisher

    ABA Book Publishing

    Author

    Jennifer Fairfax

    ISBN

    9781641052870

    Page Count

    575

    Product Code

    5130232

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