AAAA News

Featured Youth From Adoption Exchange

By AAAA-Admin / February 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Featured Youth From Adoption Exchange

This week we have two children waiting for adoptive homes.  These children include Jacob, age 16, from Utah, and Miya, age 11, from Wyoming. You can find more information about Miya and Jacob by clicking on their names under their pictures.

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Arizona Married Couples Lose Control of Their Embryos

By AAAA-Admin / February 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Arizona Married Couples Lose Control of Their Embryos

An important and deeply problematic statute went effect in August 2018 regarding the award of embryos in a divorce.  A.R.S. § 25-318.03 attempts to formalize who will be awarded embryos in the event of a dispute between divorcing spouses and who will be responsible for any resulting children.  The law requires the Court to disregard […]

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AAAA Opposes Permanent Placement of Migrant Children For Adoption Without Consent of Parent or Parents

By AAAA-Admin / October 24, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Opposes Permanent Placement of Migrant Children For Adoption Without Consent of Parent or Parents

The Board of Trustees of the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys has remained concerned about migrant children since our announcement this summer that the Board voted to adopt a new Resolution opposing the separation of children from their parents by immigration officials. The Trustees of AAAA believe that no migrant child should be […]

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AAAA Announces Decision of the US District Court Fifth Circuit Declaring Indian Child Welfare Act Unconstitutional

By AAAA-Admin / October 10, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Announces Decision of the US District Court Fifth Circuit Declaring Indian Child Welfare Act Unconstitutional

On October 4, 2018, in the case of BRACKEEN v. ZINKE, in the Northern District of Texas, Civil Action No. 4:17-cv-00868-O, a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The case was brought by the states of Texas, Indiana, Louisiana, and individual plaintiffs, including adoptive parent clients of two attorney members of the Academy of […]

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AAAA Adopts Resolution Regarding Migrant Children

By AAAA-Admin / June 12, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Adopts Resolution Regarding Migrant Children

The AAAA Board of Trustees voted at a recent meeting to adopt a new Resolution opposing the separation of children from their parents by immigration officials. This Resolution extends to opposing permanent placement of these children without their parent or parents’ consent or unless placement is with relatives. To read the complete text of the […]

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AAAA Launches New Resources for Family Building

By AAAA / April 25, 2018 / Comments Off on AAAA Launches New Resources for Family Building

The Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) announced today that it launched a refreshed brand identity including new, single online presence during its 2018 Annual Conference, “Forging New Directions in Family Formation”, held in Kansas City, Missouri. This is a significant next step in the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys’ evolution […]

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