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Adopted “Sisters” trying to get married

My partner and I, now 22, were adopted together when we were 12. The adoption agency believed we were very "sisterly" towards each other and encouraged our adoptive parents to accept both of us into ...
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In an interstate adoption involving parents from two different states, which laws are used?

My wife and I live in Pennsylvania and are looking to adopt. A friend informed of us a girl who lives in Oklahoma who is pregnant and looking for an adoptive family for when the child is born. The ...
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Document stating a person's ability to be an adoptive parent in Ireland

the opinion of a competent authority of the State of nationality of your husband, on his living conditions and his ability to be an adoptive parent; the permission of a competent authority of the ...
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Does the father have the rights to keep the baby that the mother wants adopted?

So, I was watching an "E.R." episode, and they had this bit of dialog between a doctor who's pregnant and trying to have the child adopted when born; and adoption agency person (being "ER", the ...