Adoption Agreement

Definition - What does Adoption Agreement mean?

An adoption agreement s a legal agreement that allows an adult or a married couple to become the legal guardians of a minor child who does not have parents. By law, the adoption agreement creates the legally binding relationship of parent and child when the child is not biological offspring of the parent.

Justipedia explains Adoption Agreement

Adoption agreements can vary from state to state. For instance, some adoption agreements will allow for the biological parent to retain visitation rights where others will not.

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