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AAAA Issues Joint Statement with Center for Adoption Policy and National Council for Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / February 24, 2023 / Comments Off on AAAA Issues Joint Statement with Center for Adoption Policy and National Council for Adoption

Today, in a joint statement with the Center for Adoption Policy and the National Council for Adoption, AAAA condemned the Russian kidnapping and forced relocation of Ukrainian children and called upon the US government to continue its efforts to protect these vulnerable individuals. The full text of the Joint Statement is below. A Call to […]

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AAAA Attorneys Support Congressional Action on Ukrainian Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / March 23, 2022 / Comments Off on AAAA Attorneys Support Congressional Action on Ukrainian Adoption

73 Members of Congress, led by the co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Adoption Caucus, Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Representatives Adam Smith (D-WA) and Robert Aderholt (R-AL), stood up today for vulnerable children waiting to be adopted who are caught up in the crisis in Ukraine due to no fault of […]

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A Full House

By AAAA-Admin / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on A Full House

Despite having nearly one million residents, the island of Oahu, Hawaii can feel like a small town. Thus, I had heard through the “coconut wireless” that “Tom” and “Kathy” were expecting a baby as I awaited the birth of my own second child. Months later, I was heartbroken to hear that the baby had not […]

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Let it Go: How one adoptive couple accepted open adoption

By AAAA-Admin / November 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Let it Go: How one adoptive couple accepted open adoption

“The trees are about to show us how beautiful it can be to let things go.” – Unknown. This summer I began representation of a young potential adoptive couple.  They live across the country, so when the expectant mother went into labor this fall the baby was born by the time they reached the small […]

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

By AAAA-Admin / November 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Celebrating National Adoption Month

Adoption stirs up many images in people’s minds, such as the old-fashioned orphanage where children were placed and prospective adoptive parents came to visit and “choose” their child.  That scene was most recently depicted in the movie “Stuart Little”.  That is not the case here in the US, as orphanages have been replaced by foster […]

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Offsetting The Cost of Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / November 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Offsetting The Cost of Adoption

As we celebrate National Adoption Month, here is an article written by Sally Wildman, one of our AAAA Attorneys who previously practiced adoption law in Illinois before retiring this year. The article provides some helpful tips on how to allay some of the costs of adopting. Read the full article HERE. — The attached article […]

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