This lesson will cover the general area of adoption law and is designed as an introduction for those students who have not studied the subject and as a review for those students who have.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
- Explain the two steps of adoption.
- Distinguish the various types of adoption.
- Discuss how the parental rights of the child's natural parents are terminated.
- Discuss the pros and cons of having sealed adoption records.