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What You Should Know About Adoption Expenses

While doing their research, the Johnsons and Riveras are discovering that adoption fees are not uniform, and fees for similar services can vary dramatically from one agency to another. "Why are there so many differences?" both couples wonder.

  State Laws and Fees
  Before Your Child Comes Home
    Adoption Fees/Miscellaneous Expenses/Home Study/Parenting or Adoption Information Classes/Updating Your Home Study/Transfer Costs/Finding a Child
  Planning for Your Child's Immediate Needs
    Home Preparation/Personal Records/Immunization and Health History/Health Care Coverage/Tutoring and Special Education/Counseling Services
  Attorney and Court Costs
  Legal Challenges to Adoptions

Help For Adoption Expenses

As the Johnsons and Riveras have been talking to people about adoption, they've been told that some children are eligible for adoption benefits from the government. But, they wonder, which children get this kind of help, and are there other ways to get help with the costs of adopting?

  Financial Resources for Waiting Child Adoptions
  Federal Adoption Tax Credit
  Dependency Exemption
  Employee Benefits Programs
  Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
  Military Subsidies
  Sliding-Scale Fees
  Taxes on Adoption Assistance
  Loans
 
 
 
 

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