Adoption Process in Plano - Tips and Tricks to Speed Up the Process

This work is centered on the tips to help prospective adoptive parents to have it easy. Plano of Texas is used here as a case study....

Introduction:

The aim of this work is to be of assistance to those who intend to get involved in the adoption of children all over the world but with a special interest on the people of Plano in Texas. The work considers the city, the meaning of adoption and the tricks to hasten to process. Read and help others to read also.

The City of Plano:

Plano is a city in the State of Texas in the United States of America. The population of the city as regards the 2010 census is 259, 841. As a result, Plano is ranked the ninth-largest city in Texas State and the 71st most populous city in the United States of America. According to CNN Money magazine, Plano was designated the best place to live in the western part of the United State of America in 2005. One year later, same magazine selected Plano as the 11th best place to live in the United States. More so, Plano was rated the wealthiest city in the United States with poverty rate of less than 6.4%. Interestingly, in October 2010, Plano was rated the safest city to live in America. However, how does adoption take place here? Before we answer this question, there is need for us to remind ourselves what adoption is.

What is Adoption?

Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting for another and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities from the original parent or parents. Adoption in Plano, like in any other responsible Society is not for everybody. There are specific people eligible to adopt just as there are specific people eligible to be adopted. The following people are eligible to adopt:

-Single Parents (Irrespective of their sex orientation)

-A partner of a parent of the child to be adopted

-Married couples

-Civil partners

-Unmarried couples living as partners in a stable family relationship

Above all, the application for adoption is granted based on the prospective adoptive parents’ ability to meet the need of the child. Lest I forget, before any court can make an adoption order, the court has to be satisfied of all the following among other things:

-The child was under 18 when the application was made

-The child is not or has never been married or in a civil partnership

-Both birth parents have given their consent to the adoption

How Long Does the Adoption Process Last in Plano?

Adoption process can happen as quickly as possible or it lasts for a very long time. The three major factors that determine how long the process lasts are:

-The financial State of the prospective adoptive parents

-The requirements they have in mind

-The type of adoption they desire

However, the most important is how much the prospective parents put toward the adoption process. A contact with a birth mother is a good measure to speed up the process.

How to Speed Up Adoption Process in Plano:

In order to speed up the adoption process, be prepared to keep an open mind. That is to say, the prospective parents must not have a strong grip on particular type of child. In addition to this, the prospective parents should apply the measure of having the legal documents in place while the child is yet to be seen or found. According to Vivian Pearson, once the prospective parents decide to adopt, they should obtain the certified copies of their birth certificates, marriage license and tax returns for the previous seven years. In addition to these, some instructions to hasten the process are given below:

-Expand the pool of children you are willing to adopt

-Indicate interest in black or Hispanic children

-Adopt children with special needs

-Adopt more than a child when the child in question has a brother or sister

-Choose independent and non-agency adoption

Finally, if this piece offers you any assistance in the process of adoption, don’t hesitate to write the writer (lordpercyo@aol.com) or call him +2348051461292

References:

“Money Magazine: Best Place to Live 2006” Money. Cable News Network 2006. Retrieved 2011-07-11

“American FactFinder” United Census Bureau 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2011-07-11

“Adoption and Termination” Chris Schmiedeke www.chrislawyer.com/PracticeAreas/Adoption-Terminations.asp

“Easiest way to Adopt a baby” Vivian Pearson www.livestrong.com/article/230942-easiest-way-to-adopt-a-baby/

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