What has also changed dramatically is that no matter how you choose to build your family, when your child arrives at school, he or she is no longer going to be the only one with two mommies, two daddies, or even a single mom or dad.
You'll need an experienced attorney to guide you through the legal process.
Failed adoptions can be both emotionally and financially taxing. Here’s what you need to know about claiming tax credit for a failed adoption.
The cost of adoption varies, but usually falls within a certain range.
Everything you need to ask before picking a legal professional to handle your adoption.
Reuters recently published an in-depth investigation, “The Child Exchange,” outlining the illegal practice of exchanging children who were legally adopted.
The government of China has decided to ease its longstanding one-child policy, in response to declining birth rates and human rights interests.
What changes the "demand" for adopted children around the world? Are market forces to blame?
My husband and I are contemplating a divorce. Will our daughter's adoption status figure into the legal proceedings?
Has your state recently changed its adoption laws? Check out AF’s condensed list here.
A bipartisan bill seeks to make the adoption tax credit refundable, helping lower-income families.
Doing your homework helps you feel comfortable with your selection. How can you find that same comfort level when you hire an adoption professional? You probably have not done that before, and you may not know anyone else who has, either. You may not know what to ask for or how to get what you need.
My insurance company is refusing to cover medical expenses for my new child. Help!
"I'm thinking about making a will. How do I choose a guardian for my child? What should I consider?"
Answers to your parenting questions.
Waiting can be brutal, but there are some benefits. Take it from someone who endured 30 months before she got to hold her son.
In an interstate domestic adoption, it's not always clear-cut which state's laws will apply to the process. An adoption attorney explains how to determine "choice of law."
Adoptive parents who adopted their child internationally from Korea wonder how best to honor her birth name when the name has already been legally changed.
Special rules may apply if a child you're adopting has any Native American or Alaskan Native heritage. Here's what prospective parents need to know about the Indian Child Welfare Act, and what steps to take if ICWA applies.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has raised the maximum adoption tax credit 2015 to $13,400, to account for inflation.