The law of adoption varies from state to state and there are many legal controversies related to this process. It is certainly emotional and many interests come into play and may conflict. Please respond to all of the following prompts:
Lucy told Jim her house is for sale for $252,000. Jim told Lucy he is very interested but wanted his wife to see it first. That evening, Jim’s wife drives by the home. She calls Jim and says she loves the house-but there is a sold sign on the front lawn. Jim calls Lucy and says, “I accept.”
- Summarize the adoption law in your state.
- Choose one of the topics covered in the Family Adoption section of the Findlaw website provided that most interests you. Explain why you found this to be an interesting aspect of the adoption process.