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Adoption and Child Welfare

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Summary of Arizona Adoption Statutes

This Summary includes the following information

  • Who May be Adopted

  • Who May Place an Adoptee

  • Who May Adopt

  • Who May not Adopt

  • Types of Adoptions

  • Consent Requirements and Information

  • Procedures

  • Safe Surrender Laws

  • Access to Records

  • Financial Issues

Summary of Arizona Termination of Parental Rights Statutes

This Summary includes statutes and explanations of following information

  • Involuntary Parental termination

  • Notice Rights

  • Grounds for Parental Termination

  • Process

  • Dispositions

  • To access links to Arizona statues, cases and articles about adoption and Child Welfare, go to http://www.adoptionchildwelfarelaw.org/ 


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    • My father is on his death bed in bullhead city. All past wills have included #1 I want to be buried in the nearest VA cemetary. His current wife of 3 years has paid for a cremation. She has a new will and will not produce it to any of 3 children. She has power of atty. We also believe she requested he be taken off cardiac meds when going into hospice, and believe this was negligent?? When does she need to produce a will?? Please help
    • My daughter is being evaluated in preparation for a competency hearing. Her French husband filed for divorce three weeks ago. If she is declared incompetent, can the divorce proceed?
    • I have an almost 6-year-old son; never married; son's father is on his birth certificate and I receive child support, but no written custody order or anything else. (Does that mean paternity has been established, but I by default have legal custody?) Son's father moved out of state a few years ago; we maintain regular contact and do visits when we're able. I would like to move out of state and potentially out of the country for my career.
    • How can we separate finances during our sepatation? I want to buy a house of my own with out obligating him or puting myself at risk of it being considered community property. He has moved out and our home is up for sale.
    • I am looking for the legal term used in court to have the other party speak for themselves and not the attorney.
    • If a parent severs rights to their children and the state adopts them. can you request for any kind of visitation? What if one of the children was adopted by their blood grandmother, can you go to court and ask fort visitations?
    • Mom and Dad never divorced, dad past in Jan. '13. We are six siblings same parent's. Dad had a live in spouse for about 25 years and he may have added her name to both his houses and cars. Is mom entitled to his social security money and assets?
    • I am getting remarried and the date is not on one of "my days" according to our current parenting plan. OF COURSE I want my sons standing with me, how do I modify our plan for this one time special event?
    • Can i even report my car missing if i let my boyfriend go to the liquor store real quick and he hasnt return with my car its been almost two days now. What are my opinions?
    • I know grandparents have right but do aunts and uncles have rights as well?

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