The Adoption failed and now the Mother is seeking support 13 Yrs later?

Answer My 18 year old granddaughter has lived with me all her life. We mutually want to go ahead with adoption, as she wants to have me and my late husband on her birth certificate. We live in West Virgin... Read More »

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Does the mother who files for child support first get more for her child than the other mother who files for support after she does. And will support be decreased or altered for the first one?

No. The family with the older child[ren] gets the full percentage of net income. The family with the younger child[ren] gets a percentage of net income after subtracting payments ordered and being ... Read More »

How does parental mother relinquish her rights to father and step mother for step mother adoption?

What is a "failed adoption"?

i've been all over the forums at lately. just reading, not posting, of course. they have an entire forum just for "failed and contested adoptions". i was really surprised at what i fou... Read More »

Effects of a Failed Adoption on Marriage?

Trying to adopt a child can be an emotional journey for a married couple. The hope of adding a child to the family can leave couples optimistic, only to have that hope taken away if the adoption fa... Read More »