How can you tell if someone is legally adopted?

Answer In general, you cannot tell a legally adopted child from a natural born child in a family. The best way to tell is to ask, but that would be rude and inconsiderate unless you have both a need to k... Read More »

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If you divorce the spouse is his child still legally YOUR step child although YOU never legally adopted the child?

No, if the spuse you divorced adopted the children or they are his/her own, he/she gets possession of them by law, unless he/she is unable to care for them.

Adopted by stepfather and legally changed name?

Because you love them but dont have the money to support you.

If you legally gave up a child how do you find out if they have been adopted?

Aaliyah Mother name is Diane Haughton. Aaliyah's mother was a vocalist

Why do you think so many foster kids that are "legally free" are not adopted?

I think most people who want to adopt, are looking into it for themselves. Their own desire to be a parent. Usually that means parenting a baby. It's "no fun" bringing home a teenager for a few ... Read More »