Can you legally use your biological and adoptive last name?

Answer Synonyms: apprehension, attention, care, cognizance, concern, consideration, ear, grasp, heed, mark, mind, note, observance, regard, remark, respect, thought, understanding Antonyms: heedlessnes... Read More »

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How old does an adoptive child have to be to contact their biological parent and can the adoptive parent stop them after 16?

It's a personal choice, they cannot make you do anything actually. Do what you think is right & don't let everyone elses feelings affect your actions. You are the one, who in the long run, will hav... Read More »

How do you ask your mom who your biological father is without hurting your adoptive fatherwho you love?

That shouldn't hurt your adoptive fathers feelings because he should know that you would want to know one day. Just sit down with your mom one day and say that you were just curious, if she really ... Read More »

Can adoptive parents lose custody after a challenge by the biological mother?

Yes, they can under extremely narrow circumstances such as the mother being coerced to release the child for adoption. If notified of a challenge they should contact an attorney who specializes in ... Read More »

If a twelve year old is removed from their adoptive home and wants to live with their biological mother can they?

the child is in cps custody and is telling everyone that they don't want to return to the abuse in the adoptive home and wants to live with their biological mother does the twelve year old have rig... Read More »