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I am unsure what the Australian connection is? Is the child in Australia?
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Okay, well the process for adopting a child from Samoa generally includes the following steps:
The deparment you need to liase with to get this done is the Ministry of Justice & Courts Administration who can be reached on (685) 22-671.
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So in other words you really can't help me, I would have to ring Samoa. Is this the case? I already have in mind who I want to adopt, so I don't really want to be put onto a list of children who need adoption, but would have to check with Samoa Ministry is this also right? Thanks
Q: I would have to ring Samoa. Is this the case?
A: The process would have to be done from there, yes - that's correct.
I was advised to consult with a Family Court Lawyer. Do you know anything in this field? I think this would give me better direction on what is required eg. documentation etc. Please advise. Thanks.
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