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Adoption Basics: Stepparent Adoptions

By on July 28, 2014

It is often said that 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Whether that statistic is true or not (some say not), I find myself helping many blended families with stepparent adoptions. Many of my cases are ones where the biological parent who does not have physical custody of the child cannot be found and/or […]

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Have you applied for your adoption tax credit yet?

By on March 25, 2013

It’s tax time again, and if you are an adoptive parent, there is a credit out there that you should be aware of – the adoption tax credit.  Generally, you may apply for this credit whether you have adopted a child within the United States or internationally.   The adoption tax credit applies to “qualified adoption […]

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