In ks could a 16 year old get adopted by another family if both are bad?

Answer This is called an open adoption. It allows the biological parents to select the adoptive parents and to be involved in their child's life after the adoption.The level of openness is agreed on befor... Read More »

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Could a fifteen year old move out of the family home without parental consent and live with another family or alone?

No. Until the reach the age of majority, usually 18, they live where their parents want them to live. The other family could get into trouble for allowing her to live there without parental permiss... Read More »

What are the legal obligations for a family that re-homes an internationally adopted child with another family under temporary custody with intention to adopt and the new family changes their mind?

The court will want the name and last known address of the father. They will post a Notice in the local paper where he supposedly lives. If he doesn't respond within the time limit the adoption can... Read More »

Can a 17 year old illegal immigrant be adopted by US citizen with consensus of both legal parents?

Can a child be adopted from another family while the child's original parents are alive?

Yes. Once the child is up for adoption the biological parents have no parental rights anymore and do not have more right than anyone else to adopt them. The judge is more likely to find them less d... Read More »