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Domestic vs. International Adoption

If you’re adopting to begin or extend your family, you might have questions about domestic and international adoption. There are no right or wrong answers, only differentiating factors between these two loving choices. Here are crucial elements to consider regarding…

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What’s the Process for Adopting a Child?

Prospective adoptive parents have an exciting journey ahead. Although your heart is ready, it’s time to gather all the facts you need to make the best possible choice for you and your future child. Read on to learn about the…

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Do Adoptions Require Home Inspections?

Before adopting a child in North Carolina, the prospective parents must complete a pre-placement assessment, often called a “home study.” This thorough evaluation may determine whether you are deemed fit to care for an adoptive child, and there are many…

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Interstate Adoption in North Carolina

There are many ways to start and grow your family. Outside of traditional methods, many parents choose in vitro fertilization and adoption. For you, or you and your spouse, adoption of a newborn or older child may be the right…

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Adoption FAQ

Having a child placed in your family for adoption can be a dream come true. But once the placement is made, your adoption journey is far from over. You still need to file the adoption petition with the clerk of…

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How Much Will an Adoption Cost?

Adoption costs in North Carolina vary based on the type of adoption you are seeking. Adopting a child through a state-licensed agency costs very little compared to adoption through a private organization. However, your adoption choice may initially be based…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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