Tag Archives: Adopting

Adopting a Stepchild in Michigan: Benefits and Process

If you have been helping to raise your spouse’s children for some time now, you probably consider them “your” children already, even if they are not “yours” biologically and legally. Obviously, you cannot do anything about the biological part. But … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Adopting a Stepchild Who Has an Absent Parent

In the United States, a divorce is granted about once every 36 seconds, adding up to approximately 2,400 marriages ended every day. Although the divorce rate is 40% lower for families with children, nearly 50% of children born to married … Continue reading

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Higher Fees for Americans Adopting Foreign Children

From The Santa Fe New Mexican: NEW YORK — The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling resentment toward the State Department among agencies who fear further… … Continue reading

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European Commission Proposes Derivatives Regulatory Regime by Revising MiFID and Adopting EMIR

The European Commission has proposed a regulatory regime for derivatives under which all trading of derivatives which are eligible for clearing and which are sufficiently liquid will move to either regulated markets, multilateral trading facilities, or to new organized trading … Continue reading

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Divorcing and Thinking about Adopting a Baby as a Single Parent?

An article recently published in the Huffington Post discusses a new trend emerging in Hollywood: recently divorced celebrities adopting babies. The list of Hollywood's recently divorced mothers with newly adopted children is growing. Madonna adopted a child after her split … Continue reading

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