Can you be adopted without being put up for adoption?

Answer You can't truly be adopted until your parents give up their rights or their rights as parents are terminated. The system is set up to allow parents multiple opportunities to demonstrate their abili... Read More »

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Can a child be adopted if the are not being put up for adoption?

no, you can't one of the requisites they ask when you adopt is that you must have a stable income and be over 18 (21 in some states).

Can a child be adopted without rights being given up?

Termination of parental rights (TPR) must be granted before the adoption is completed. Usually the child is placed in DSS care for several months to years until TPR is granted by the court. The fir... Read More »

How can you find the adoption papers if your daughter was adopted without your permission?

From my experience this can not happen. If it was a closed adoption in some states you can not be in contact til the child is 21. In most states it is 18. I know this because I am currently searchi... Read More »

Why can adoption be set aside if a divorce is filed less than one year after adoption by stepfather who adopted spouses children?

Your best approach is to involve a lawyer to make sure that you follow all the steps properly to do this.