Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

Adoption: it can be a daunting journey, but its conclusion – becoming a parent – is worth all the steps needed. Women in the workforce seeking to adopt a child have more resources available to them than they may know. As with any legal matter, it is vital to become educated in the process – and regarding your rights.

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Exploring a Termination of Parental Rights

Exploring a Termination of Parental Rights

What is a Termination of Parental Rights? Surprisingly, termination of parental rights is not a child custody action nor is it an attempt by a parent to get sole custody. A termination of parental rights action goes much further than a decision about parenting time...read more
Unmarried Father’s Rights

Unmarried Father’s Rights

What Rights Do Unmarried Fathers Have? In the eyes of the law, legitimation and paternity of a child is established in different ways depending on whether the parents are married or unmarried. The process of legitimation ensures that a child is legally recognized as...read more

Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights

We are very pleased to share that Working Mother has accepted our article Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights for Nicole’s MomInLaw column. You can find the full piece here: http://www.workingmother.com/adoptive-parents-and-workplace-rights.read more
Open and Closed Adoptions in North Carolina

Open and Closed Adoptions in North Carolina

A favorite holiday family movie is “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell, as Buddy, and Bob Newhart, as Papa Elf. Buddy is an orphaned human infant who stows away in Santa’s sack. Then, when he is discovered at the North Pole, he is adopted by Papa Elf and raised at the North...read more