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Immigration Law: Intercountry Adoption of Children


Intercountry adoption involves the adoption of a child from another country and can be facilitated by either an adoption agency or private attorney. Typically involves toddlers and young children (infants are less common).  Takes 15 months - 24+ months. Costs $7,000-$35,000. Intercountry adoptions must be recognized by your local probate court. See the Forms from Franklin County Probate Court page of the Child Adoption Law guide.


Books at the Franklin County Law Library


CFR Regulations