How Reliable Is A Home Study? Amber Garrott / Amber Jo: Example Of Its Flaws

*Update: In a shameful attempt to disguise who she is, assumedly because of this blog post, Amber Garrott has changed her profile picture and name on Facebook. She is now "Amber Jo" and her profile can be found HERE.* When an expectant mother relinquishes her child for adoption she is assured that she is giving … Continue reading How Reliable Is A Home Study? Amber Garrott / Amber Jo: Example Of Its Flaws

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Update to Kimberly Rossler Case; More of the Same

Some new stuff in Kimberly Rossler's case this evening. Sources report that Judge Don Davis has recused himself, which is good. As you may remember, he was the judge who approved Kimberly's pre-birth consent. There were also huge conflicts of interest as he sits on the advisory board of Adoption Rocks, the agency that isn't … Continue reading Update to Kimberly Rossler Case; More of the Same

A Look at the Laws: Termination of Parental Rights for Fathers and Mothers – Who Does It Protect?

When we talk about domestic infant adoption, who do the laws, which vary by state, really protect? Do they protect the biological or expectant mother? What about the alleged or assumed father? The prospective adoptive parents? How about the child in question? There are fifty states, plus the District of Columbia, within the United States. … Continue reading A Look at the Laws: Termination of Parental Rights for Fathers and Mothers – Who Does It Protect?

Background Checks For Prospective Adoptive Parents

Oh, and that drug problem you were convicted of 5 years ago? It's all good. As long as it was 5 years ago. Make sure you don't get busted again if you want to adopt! Other charges such as larceny, robbery, embezzlement, arson, illegal use of weapons...they're all okay. No need to worry.