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My husband is Canadian with a Canadian passport and he has a
Hello My husband is Canadian with a Canadian passport and he has a TN visa to work in the US I'm Finnish and I have a passport from Finland, permanent resident card to Canada and TD spouse visa. We would like to adopt a baby in US. Would that be possible?What passport the baby would have?
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Dear Sir or Madam, I have a question for an international adoption
Dear Sir or Madam, I have a question for an international adoption lawyer in Michigan. I am an US citizen living in China with my husband (I am of Chinese descent), he is a Chinese citizen. We don't have children and we would like to adopt a child from China. I have recently bought a house in Michigan, and we have plans to move to Michigan to live in the next 5 years or so. Currently, the waiting list to adopt a healthy child in China is over 8 years long and could get even longer in the future, and most agencies that I have talked to no longer accept application simply because the waiting time is too long. The only way to adopt a child from China is through the special needs program. I have read on the internet on stories of how dissolutions occur because the parents have found their adopted child to exhibit very violent behavior because the child has suffered tremendous emotional and sexual abuse in the orphanage. I have also read stories of how parents have found that caring for a special needs child has become a tremendous struggle and the challenge was a lot more than they had imagined and the struggle drained the couple emotionally that the couple has decided to file for divorce. I have also read cases where the parents have found out that the orphanage has mis-represented the child's medical information and concealed information. I understand that the Chinese adoption authorities typically will not allow adoption disruption or dissolution to take place in China, and since the child is no longer a Chinese citizen (the child becomes an US citizen as soon as he/she leaves China and flies with us to the US, he automatically becomes an US citizen upon entering US soil), the Chinese adoption will no longer take the child back into their foster care system. Should an unfortunate incident like this to occur, will we be able to file for adoption dissolution in the courts of Michigan? When an adoption dissolution case is filed, how often (i.e. almost 100% of the time, 50% of the time, etc) will the court grant the dissolution and accept the child into the US government's foster care system? If the couple files for adoption dissolution, will they get an abandonment charge on their credit report? Thank you! Xi
my mother in law has served me with papers sueing myself and
my mother in law has served me with papers sueing myself and my husband for a homestudy she completed for us for an international adoption she is a social worker and did the homestudy as a favor to save us money however after she suffered a mental breakdown she is now stating that we owe her 10,000 plus expenses for the homestudy, we received a receipt from her after she completed the homestudy for 3500 so we could file on our taxes and she marked it paid and we agreed to pay her that sum only if we received a refund from the IRS which our claim was denied. how do we handle the summons we have this receipt showing she only charged 3500 and expenses that all total 3765.45 by producing this receipt will this satisfy the lawsuit
Hi, Ill see how this works. I am 67 year old female, divorced citizen of the US, li
Hi, I'll see how this works. I am 67 year old female, divorced citizen of the US, living in Texas since age 18. I have made a year long aquaintance with a Ghana, South Africa 21 year old (will be 22 in 3 months) and wish to adopt him. What will be necessary to get this done. I'd like for him to take care of the Ghana end of it and me to take care of the Texas end of it and keep it simple and cheap if possible, as well as quick. Thank you for this information.
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Three years of paperwork, thousands of dollars and emotional
Three years of paperwork, thousands of dollars and emotional rollercoster of emotions followed by a phone call from our "dedicated " adoption agency FTIA three days ago stating they no longer want us as clients because they are not sure of their ability to see us through the adoption of our daughter in Russia. They gave us the phone number of another US agency called Alliance for Children "who may be able to help us" now. The offered us a thousand dollars towards beginning another potential three year process after accuring over 6,000 in fees plus over twenty days taken off of work. Their agency is not closing, can they make us leave? Do we have have the right to ask them for all the money we have expended back?
international adoption application the adoption
i omitted on an international adoption application the adoption of a domestic "troubled" child my ex-husband and i adopted 25 yrs ago. i am afraid of this (now 28yo) person and the type of people he hangs around. i do not want him knowing where i live and details about my life (i completed a international adoption 7 yrs ago w/out incident, and have 8yo girl). my dossier is completed and has been waiting in the country for about 6 months. an ex-friend called the adoption agency, told them about the omitted child and also told them i had anxiety and depresseion issues. i admitted to the omitted child and denied the anxiety and depression. the agency wants to terminal the adoption contract. all my dreams, hard work and money will do down the drain. what are my options, if any?what can i do to the ex friend? can i sue her for invasion of privacy or something?
I would like to know if I can adopt a child from IndiaView more family law questions
Hello,I would like to know if I can adopt a child from India or another country close to New Delhi, and still have a family life. I was approved for adoption through immigration services and would like a young daughter whose 1 or 2 years old. I own a home and want to know if I do that procedure, what are the time frames or limits on adoption for a single person. Also, I would like to know that if I can get married again due to my legal name change and social security being changed. How difficult is the process due to legal adoption and do they look at issues like income, or education in place? I have a bachelor's degree from University of Houston in Anthropology B.S., and would like to pursue masters. Also, if you could tell me about marriage in another country like India, or New Delhi, to someone like me who might want to adopt and then get married to someone in a foreign country again. Also, if you could tell me about greencard marriages or fraudulant marriages. My first marriage to my first husband was fradulant or fake, and he divorced me for a u.s. citizenship. I was married in New Delhi, and have alot of pain right now. My social security number has been changed and so has my legal name..Anyways, what is the legal process for marrying someone in another country other than the U.S., if you have adopted a child from the same country..Also, if you could tell me about property homes such as mine, or my parents. My parents home is in Katy, Texas and they have done a joint property on their home in Texas between my old legal name and my brother's name if they die tomorrow or are dead. I told them to give my home to my brother Anuj Rohatgi due to his income and estate in Austin, Texas. But can this property be in my name if my name and social security number has been legally changed? I would like to own their home in Katy, and what are the procedures for doing so??thanks,Priyanka Rao