Adoption.com is pleased to offer the #1 guide to help you make your stepchild a permanent part of your loving family.
"Stepparent Adoption: A Resource Book," written by noted adoption author and researcher Tim O'Hanlon, Ph.D., provides comprehensive laws and formalities for all states, explores emotional issues for families and children, and includes in-depth information about laws and legal issues relating to consent from the non-custodial parent, second-parent adoption, and grandparent visitation.
If you are considering adopting your stepchild, this book is the best place to start and can help significantly to simplify the stepchild adoption process for you.
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