Stepparents and domestic partners can adopt a child in California without a lawyer, and Do Your Own Adoption in California shows you how. Packed with plain-English information and instructions, it’s the only book available that takes adopting parents through the entire process, one step at a time. Find out how to:
*decide if adoption is right for your family *determine if it’s legally possible *choose the correct procedure *prepare and file all necessary papers with the court *terminate the rights of an absent parent *have your adoption petition approved by a judge
The 6th edition includes the latest forms and is updated to reflect legal changes that now allow same-sex couples to use these streamlined procedures. All the forms you need are included as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.