family is often a mash-up of previous relationships. Think 'Brady Family'
and you come close to a picture of what I mean. In these cases, 'stepparent
parent adoption' is the best solution."
A stepparent adoption is where a
child's stepparent, the husband or wife of the child's biological parent,
wishes to officially
adopt the child as his or her own. Some families like to do this so that the whole family
has the same last name and to make the family feel closer and more unified.
Further, an official adoption can have implications for inheritance and
wills. As well, stepparent adoption often makes the child feel even more
loved, secure and part of the family than he or she may have felt before.
Adoption hearings are a joyous event; extended family is invited to attend
and take photographs of the newly minted parent and his or her child,
with the judge
For more information about your family law matter, please visit the Buncher
Law Corporation. Disclaimer: This blog does not constitute legal advice.