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Foster Parent Adoption

The intervention in foster parent dependency cases by third parties is difficult and highly specialized. Foster parent adoption cases often occur in contested placement hearings during dependency cases. This often pits the Department of Child Safety, relatives, foster parents, and/or kinship placements against each other. In most cases, the party that prevails will adopt the child.
Foster Parent Adoption - Child Begging to Be Loved

Normally, foster parents, grandparents, and other family members are not parties to dependency litigation and would have no standing to participate or obtain necessary disclosure. The first issue to address is whether the third party will be permitted to intervene and participate in the litigation as parties. Key legal considerations when seeking to intervene are:

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, contact Randle Palmer & Bernays for a consultation today! We have the experience and skill to represent you in asserting your rights throughout these matters.

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