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Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study

Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study

Reasons Why People Fail the Home Study A home study is just one hurdle to jump in the adoption process. While many home studies don’t have any issues, there are some instances when a home study would fail. These failed home studies are usually few and far between, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t still happen. Learn more about…

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions

What You Should Know About Older Parent Adoptions Couples and professionals are putting off having a family until they are in their 30s. Working on your career or ending a long infertility process can put you into the older parent category. While your age doesn’t hinder your ability to adopt, there are some things to consider when pursuing adoption as…

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits

What to Know About Adoption Tax Credits Everyone knows that adoptions can get expensive. Many hopeful adoptive families talk about tax credits and how they can help with adoption fees. However, it is hard to know what tax credits you might be eligible for as well as when they will help your current financial situation. Learn more about these essential…

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child?

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child?

How Long Does It Take to Adopt A Child? While every hopeful adoptive parent would love a quick adoption process, in most cases, the wait can be long. However, some stories end up getting passed along throughout the world of adoption. One of the best things to remember about adoption is that no two stories are alike. If you have…

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child?

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child?

Do I Have to Be Married to Adopt A Child? Many of those who contemplate adoption don’t always know if they can. While it is true that there are plenty of rules, many people assume that they can’t adopt because of certain lifestyle aspects. Each state has different laws when it comes to adopting a child within its borders. Adoption…

Adoption Home Study Questions: What to Expect

Adoption Home Study Questions: What to Expect

Adoption Home Study Questions: What to Expect Inviting anyone to come into your home can be quite nerve-wracking. Not only do you feel that your house needs to be super clean, but it can also make you see things in your home that may need repairs. Any adoption home study includes at least one, if not several, visits in your…

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized?

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized?

What Do I Do After the Adoption Is Finalized? Many adoptive parents feel a sigh of relief when the adoption is finalized. This means that all of the court documents have been signed, all of the money has been paid, and that your child is finally yours. While the long journey of adoption is over, there are still some things…