Adoption of a Child

Adoption is the process to legally transfer parental responsibilities for a child from one family to another. Learn what’s involved in adopting a child or placing a child for adoption.

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People's Law School
produced in
2019
last reviewed
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resource type
basics
tags
adoption, birth mother, birth father, adoptive parents, Aboriginal child, open adoption, international adoption, adoption agency, Dial-A-Law