Adoption Glossary

Adoption is a complicated topic and there are many that can be confusing. We've created this glossary of adoption to help you understand the many different legal topics associated with the adoption process. Please browse the list below to see definitions of many common adoption . If you don't see the term listed that you're looking for, please use our Ask A Question form and we'll do our best to add the definition to our site.

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Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Andrews Law Firm

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122 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Carleton Penn III

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4103 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22030

Dannenbaum Law Firm

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2300 Clarendon Blvd
Suite 607 Arlington, VA 22201

Defense Attorney Mary Nerino

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Suite A1 223-A, 10605 Judicial Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030

Perviaz & Harley, PLLC

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11166 Fairfax Blvd
Ste 401 Fairfax, VA 22030

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Search and Consent Procedures

Some states have their own search and consent procedures which determine when adoption records from a closed adoption may be released.

Category: Adoption