Adoption Law and Practice

ebook Volume 1 · Adoption Law and Practice (1)

By Joan H. Hollinger

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This premiere treatise by the most respected name in adoption law places local issues in broader context, provides information about interstate, state-federal, and international aspects of adoption, and is the acknowledged authority for dealing with the increased "constitutionalizing" of adoption law and practice. Turn to this nationally recognized work for insightful analysis of contemporary adoption issues, including:

  • Who may adopt and be adopted
  • Consent and relinquishment by birth parents
  • Placement: religious, racial, ethnic factors; single and gay or lesbian adoptive parents
  • Independent, stepparent, and agency adoptions - by consent or contested
  • Interstate Jurisdictional Rules and Conflicts of Law
  • Adopting children with special needs
  • Federal Laws: ASFA, MEPA, CAPTA
  • Adopting children from other countries
  • Adopting Native American children
  • Impact of the new reproductive technology - including surrogate parenting
  • Economic, legal, and psychological consequences of adoption

    3 Volumes.

  • Adoption Law and Practice