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Although many unused frozen embryos left over from IVF treatments are destroyed, some are being put up for adoption, so to speak, for couples who desire to go through a pregnancy and birth on their way to parenthood. Is this even legal? more...

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Maybe you finally found that son you've always wanted, but he just so happens to be 35. But adoption is just for babies and little kids, right? Who has a brand new daughter that's over 21? Regardless of what you think, it is both legal and possible to adopt yourself a healthy, bouncing grownup. Solidify another person's inheritance, formalize an already existing relationship or gain full responsibility for another adult's care with an adult adoption. more...

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The recent Tsunami disaster has certainly spurred new interest in international adoptions. But, if you're thinking of adopting one of the children orphaned by the giant tidal wave (or any bundle of joy from abroad, for that matter) -- you'll first want to make yourself familiar with adoption laws, not only the ones in this country but in the country you're adopting from as well. more...

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Was the U.S. Supreme Court making a statement when it declined to hear a gay adoption case? Most legal experts say the court's silence shouldn't be taken too seriously. Yet, given the publicity surrounding Florida's law, the court's refusal to hear Lofton v. Secretary of The Florida Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) would seem to communicate approval for the Florida adoption ban loud and clear. more...

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