Legal Considerations

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Relinquishment and Time to Revoke

State laws differ widely on when and how parental rights can be relinquished, and the period of time when placing parents can change their minds. Here's what you need to know about relinquishment of parental rights, consent to adoption, and the time to revoke.... [more]

Accepting Money from Adopting Parents

The laws vary from state to state. In many states, however, the adoptive parents are only allowed to pay for medical expenses caused by the pregnancy and legal fees attached to the ado... [more]

Safe Havens

A woman faced with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy has two options: continue the pregnancy, or not continue the pregnancy. If abortion is not an option, she has two poss... [more]


Termination of Rights

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