Mississippi has a process to register international adoption in this state. The procedure only comes into play if you have not previously registered the adoption in another state in the United States. If you have done that, there is no need to re-register the adoption in Mississippi, as the other state’s registration will be recognized in Mississippi.
In Mississippi, the process for a foster-care adoption is not that different from other types of adoptions. The main difference is that for foster-care children…
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Search high and low, and we bet you won’t find attorneys posting their adoption fees online. Here, we’ll do just that. We believe in transparency with our fees, and today we’ll share with you what we typically charge for adoptions. First things first, the fee will depend on the type of adoption matter. There are […]
The length of time will generally depend on 3 factors. First, is the adoption contested or uncontested? Second, is the adopting party a stepparent or relative of the child, or a non-relative? Third, is the adoption a private adoption or a foster-care adoption? On the first issue, uncontested adoptions are much quicker than contested ones. […]
In Mississippi, the adoption process can be a bit overwhelming. For non-lawyers, figuring out all the necessary hoops to jump through can be extremely difficult without an attorney’s help. Though there is no requirement that you hire an attorney to handle your Mississippi adoption, hiring one is likely in your best interest. This is true […]