State Recognition of Intercountry Adoptions Finalized Abroad: Summary of State Laws Current Through August 2008 Intercountry

State Recognition of Intercountry Adoptions Finalized Abroad: Summary of State Laws Current Through August 2008 Intercountry

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Intercountry adoptions may be finalized abroad or domestically. Most State statutes give full effect and recognition to intercountry adoptions finalized abroad. Full effect of a foreign adoption decree means that adoptive parents and adopted children have the same rights and obligations as they would have if a State court had issued the adoption decree. Recognition of…  See more details below

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Intercountry adoptions may be finalized abroad or domestically. Most State statutes give full effect and recognition to intercountry adoptions finalized abroad. Full effect of a foreign adoption decree means that adoptive parents and adopted children have the same rights and obligations as they would have if a State court had issued the adoption decree. Recognition of a foreign adoption decree means that the decree is just as valid and binding as a decree issued by a State court. Additionally, most State statutes provide for validation of the foreign adoption or readoption of the child under State law and establish application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012960078
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
47 KB

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