Adopting Your Stepchild

Adopting Your Stepchild

What is a Stepparent Adoption? Stepparent adoption is the adoption of a child by the spouse of their biological parent.  Many families desire to make the relationship of stepparent and child a permanent one through adoption. In this case, the stepparent becomes the...

read more
Adopting a Child Who Is Your Relative

Adopting a Child Who Is Your Relative

Relative adoption is the adoption of a child by their relative as defined by North Carolina law. Relatives are defined as a grandparent, full or half sibling, first cousin, aunt, uncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, or great-grandparent of the minor. When Is Adoption the...

read more
Six Types of Adoption You Need to Know About

Six Types of Adoption You Need to Know About

There are six types of adoption in North Carolina. Below are basic definitions. Over the coming months this blog will go into more detail about each type of adoption as well as specific topics and circumstances surrounding adoptions in NC including pre and post...

read more