Tacoma Family Law Blog

How to tell your child that they were adopted

Adoption is a beautiful decision – bringing love and joy to parents and children alike. Nonetheless, adoption comes with some unique challenges. One of these challenges is figuring out how and when to have the adoption conversation with your child. You love your...

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What is involved in a stepparent adoption?

When you marry someone who already has children, your role as a stepparent is an important one. Children who have lost a parent through death or divorce are often eager to develop a bond with a supportive adult. Eventually, they cease to feel like your stepchildren...

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How to prepare for your home study

Giving a child a permanent home is a wonderful thing, and you probably feel excited to be starting the adoption process. After your initial celebration, there are many steps before you can bring a child into your home. The first one is the home study. Being nervous is...

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