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Or Madam, I have booked my passage to journey to Australia
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I'm aged 72 .can I adopt my aged 53 year old biological son.
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Chris, Please can you tell me if a 32 year old single Samoan
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Ellen Can I adopt a male above the age of 18 in new zealand.
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Do you know who can help advise direct with international
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Just to summarise, I'm looking at sibling adoption here. My
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As an adult how do I change my parent guardianship? New
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I am currently separated from my wife of 24 years.. She is
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Is it possible to adopt a child who is over the age of 19?
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I am considering adopting 2 teenage girls who will soon be
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My mother became pregnany by an american solider in New Zealand
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My partner of over 20 years is British. I am NZ. We have lived
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Ok legal guardian is out how about adoption or even my partner
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