Should adoption records be opened?

Answer On One Hand: Possible Negative OutcomeOpening adoption records takes away the promise of privacy to the birth mothers who gave their children up under confidentiality. Taking away the option of con... Read More »

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How can you get adoption records?

Well there are laws about access to adoption records and they differ state to state. Also access to any records about the adoption are under laws by the state you live in or were adopted in.

How do I get my adoption records?

Adoption records are made for every child who is put up for adoption. The name of the child's mother and where the child was put up for adoption are included in the records. These records can be ac... Read More »

Is this more like you were looking for when it comes to adoption records?…Ontario has a new disclosure program. I look forward to the day when all adoptees will have access to vital information.

Can one open adoption records at age 18?

One can only obtain adoption records at the age of 18 in states with so-called "open adoption records." States that provide adoptees with birth certificates and other birth and adoption records whe... Read More »