Adoption is a legal procedure governed by the Probate Court, by which a child is adopted by a new mother or father. Once the adoption is complete, for all legal purposes, the new mother or father are the child’s parents, rather than the natural birth parent(s). The natural birth parents would lose their status as parent in a completed adoption.
The most common adoptions are grandparent adoptions or step-parent adoptions. The Probate Court requires that a Home Study be done of the prospective parent(s), with the cost of the study paid by the applicant. The natural birth parent(s) must consent to any adoption, in most cases.
A parent or parents commonly choose to adopt a child for various reasons, including, but not limited to:
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