Step/Second Parent Adoption

Step parent adoption:

A Love Beyond Borders can file all adoption court paperwork for the step parent adoption process.  A representative from A Love Beyond Borders will accompany your family to the adoption hearing.  An adoptive parent homestudy is not required for a step parent adoption.

Second parent adoption:

A Love Beyond Borders can prepare a state approved, SAFE adoptive parent homestudy for the second parent adoption process.  The sole legal parent can appoint any adult of their choosing to become the second legal parent to their child. The homestudy process consists of one meeting with a social worker, as well as the submittal of all required paperwork.  The adult that is seeking to adopt will need to submit CBI, FBI, and child abuse clearances.  For an additional fee, A Love Beyond Borders can file all adoption court paperwork for the second parent adoption process. A representative from A Love Beyond Borders will accompany your family to the adoption hearing.