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Author Kasky, Robert A., author.

Title ABA consumer guide to adopting a child : everything you need to know for a successful adoption / Robert A. Kasky and Jeffrey A. Kasky.

Publication Info. Chicago : American Bar Association, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  346.730178 KAS    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 107 pages ; 26 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Adoption basics -- Parties to an adoption -- Who may adopt? -- "Open" and "closed" adoptions -- Services provided by adoption agencies and attorneys to adoptive parents -- Working with an adoption agency -- Services provided to birth parents by agencies -- The risks of adoption -- The home study -- Matching families with the birth parent(s) -- The waiting period -- The birth of the child -- Securing the consent to adopt from birth parent(s) -- After delivery and consent but before the birth mother is discharged from the hospital -- Discharge of baby from hospital -- Finalizing the adoption.
Subject Adoption -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works.
Adoptive parents -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Kasky, Jeffrey A., author.
Added Title consumer guide to adopting a child
adopting a child
ISBN 9781634250238 (softcover ; alk. paper)
1634250230 (softcover ; alk. paper)
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