Independent Adoption and Finding an Adoption Attorney
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In a private or independent adoption, prospective adoptive parents are ususally advised by an adoption attorney, instead of working with an adoption agency. Because adoption is, for the most part, controlled by state law, aspects of independent adoption vary from state to state, and you'll want to engage an experienced adoption attorney who is knowledgable about the differing requirements.
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