Florida Adoption Laws

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Guest - 3 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
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 #2
Roy - 3 years ago
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Can I adopt a 21 year old to keep them from being deported in Florida? #3
Guest - 2 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. #4

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