Designed to help prospective adoptive parents understand and anticipate the financial costs associated with different kinds of adoption. It includes information on universal expenses, that is, expenses that occur with most types of adoption, such as home study costs and court costs. It also includes information on expenses more likely to occur with public agency (foster care) adoptions, licensed private agency adoptions, independent adoptions, facilitated/unlicensed adoptions, and intercountry adoptions.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
Publication ID: 2172
Item number: 2172
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