Florida Adoption Laws

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Guest - 4 years ago
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A friend wants me to take her 3 month old in and adopt or have legal guardianship over her no wants her, what are my rights, so that she or any family member can come take her? #1
Deborah - 7 months ago
My daughter was adopted in 1996 age 12 she is 32 yrs old now her step father passed away 18 yrs ago. As an adult she reconnected with her biological Dad who has had an ongoing relationship with her for serval years. He has recently passed away His parents owned property which was left to him and his two bothers in the light of his passing he did not leave a will does she have claim to share in the inherdence of the property left to her father and his two brother as next of kin. Her father died in the state of New Jersery and her adoption was in the state of Florida Please advice asap thank you Deborah #2
Diane - 6 months ago
We adopted a child from the State of Florida at the age of 2. She has always acted out, but once she turned 12 she has been out of control, non compliant, stealing, lying running away, disrespectful, all manner of horrible behaviors. She just turned 13 and we are desperate to now not allow her in our home. Can we give her back to the state of Florida with out having to pay out of our pocket because we chose to love and care for her and she is choosing to hurt us? #3
Roy - 4 years ago
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Can I adopt a 21 year old to keep them from being deported in Florida? #4
hope - 2 years ago
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I gave my 8 year old up for adoption in jan 2015 to the couple who had adopted my now 5 year old daughter five years ago the place i went through did me very wrong and I didnt get to spend any time with my son before he left and I was told by my family that he was calling me Hope not mom any more the family adopted family has been cutting me out of the picture little by little now do I have any rights since he was 8 when I gave him up like can i make it where he has to call me a few times a month and if he chooses can he come for a vist can I ask the courts for this befor everything is final in July #5
Guest - 3 years ago
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Roy, adoption should not be used with the aim of circumventing the immigration laws. Second, in order for an adoption to be recognized by USCIS, the adoption would need to be completed prior to the child's 16th birthday. There are other factors involved to qualify but that should answer your question. #6

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