What Happens to an Adopted Child During a Divorce?
Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Adoptive Parents The Court uses many terms to describe a diverse range of parents. You might hear the Court refer to individuals as a child's birth parents or biological parents or for parents who have adopted children as the adoptive parents. If you have adopted children, you may be concerned about what happens when adoptive parents separate and if the divorce process could have any impact on your ability to care for your children. When parents adopt a child and become the child's legal parent, certain rights and obligations are created. The adoptive parents have the same...Continue reading