Postadoption Contact Agreements Between Birth and Adoptive Families
State Statutes Series
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Legal (Information) Resource
Presents State statutes on postadoption contact agreements, which are arrangements that allow contact between a child's adoptive family and members of the child's birth family. Topics covered include the contents of agreements; parties to agreements; the court's role; and enforcing, modifying, and terminating agreements.
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