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March 2003

About Re-Adoption

Though re-adoption (going through the adoption process again through the State of California system) is not required in California (the State of California recognizes adoptions that are officially processed in a foreign country and approved by the U.S. INS), the benefits of re-adoption include 1.) officially changing her name (Emily’s current official name is her […]

Filed Emily Re-Adoption Papers Today

I filed Emily’s (re-)adoption papers with the Calfornia Superior Court this afternoon. Emily’s adoption hearing is scheduled for April 3 (less than a month away). The adoption will be finalized in front of a California Superior Court judge on that day. However, the California Office of Vital Records (a state governmental agency that processes birth […]