Laws Pertaining to Access to Adoption Records

Access to Adoption Records In nearly all States, adoption records are sealed and withheld from public inspection after an adoption is finalized. Most States have instituted procedures by which parties to an adoption may obtain both non-identifying and identifying information from an adoption record while still protecting the interests of all parties. Non-identifying information generally… Continue reading Laws Pertaining to Access to Adoption Records

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Adoptee Rights Demonstration

Adoptee Rights Demonstration 11 am July 21, 2009 Philadelphia, PA All Americans, adopted or not, have a right to access government records about their own lives.  This rally will coincide with the opening day of the Legislative Summit of the National Conference of State Legislators. Adult adoptees in most of the advanced, industrialized nations of… Continue reading Adoptee Rights Demonstration