Family Law: Adoption and Foster Care

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icon After Foster Care: What Next? - A guide to resources available for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.

Insurance May Cover Medical Expenses in Adoption Cases -Information about insurance in adoption.

National Center for Adoption Law & Policy -The goal of this LawSite is to deliver a single online resource where prospective adoptive parents, biological parents, adoption and child welfare lawyers, juvenile and family court judges and child advocates of all kinds can turn to for child welfare and adoption law information.

Other Resources
Adoption Network Support Directory - Directory of Ohio adoption support groups.

Adoptions Raise “Right to Know” Questions - From the Ohio State Bar Association website - Information regarding finding a birth parent.

Foster Care Fact Sheet - This brochure from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services offers a concise summary of foster care services provided by ODJFS.

National Adoption Center - The National Adoption Center expands adoption opportunities for children throughout the United States, particularly for children with special needs and those from minority cultures.

Ohio Adoption - Ohio adoption and foster care information.

Ohio Adoption Website - The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Office for Children and Families Website.

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Child Care
Child Custody
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