What to Expect During Your Adoption Finalization

Adoptions aren't final until after post-placement visits and termination of parental rights. Here's what to expect before, after, and during the finalization hearing.

From the July/August 2011 issue.
A judge will be there at the finalization of adoption

Adoption can’t be finalized until after marathon of post-placement visits and termination of parental rights. Here’s what to expect before, during, and after the hearing.


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