How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California

How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California

by Frank Zagone
     
 

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If you live with your stepchildren, adoption may be a satisfying way to help them feel more secure in their new family structure and give the whole family a solid footing. It's also a good way to avoid confusion over inheritance or guardianship.
How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California tells you everything you need to know about getting a stepparent adoption -…  See more details below

Overview

If you live with your stepchildren, adoption may be a satisfying way to help them feel more secure in their new family structure and give the whole family a solid footing. It's also a good way to avoid confusion over inheritance or guardianship.
How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California tells you everything you need to know about getting a stepparent adoption - without spending hundreds of dollars in legal fees. It shows you, step by step and in plain English, how to:

decide if adoption is the right choice for your family
determine if adoption is legally possible
choose the correct adoption procedure for your family's situation
prepare and file all the necessary papers with the court
take your petition through the court.
How to Adopt Your Stepchild in California includes all the forms (as tear-outs and on a CD-ROM) with all the instructions necessary for you to do your own stepparent adoption in California.
Note: This book does not cover private or agency adoptions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873372473
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
4th California ed
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.85(h) x 0.47(d)

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