Adopting a stepchild

There are many ways to create a family. Marrying someone with children makes you a stepparent, which can be an extremely rewarding role in a child’s life. However, you may be wondering about officially adopting your stepchild. Because Indiana adoption law requires...

What is an adoption home study?

Whether you choose to adopt privately or through an agency, Indiana law requires all prospective parents to complete an adoptive home study, also known as a Family Preparation Assessment. During this process, a licensed caseworker or social worker offers adoption...

The different types of adoption

Adoption is a wonderful path to pursue. It leads to a heartwarming story, such as one Indiana woman who went to an adopted family when she was 10 years old and decades later met her sister for the first time at 73 years old. Children get a loving home, and a family...

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