What is Second-Parent Adoption?
The article discusses the legislation in New York to fix second-parent adoption in the state. As stated in the piece: "Since the parental rights over a child automatically go only to the biological parent of the child, anyone without this bio-status needs to technically adopt their child. This is a second-parent adoption. Many parents who have gone through second-parent adoption in New York say it’s a long, arduous process to adopt their own child, but this may be about to change."
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The full article on the subject of fixing second-parent adoption and surrogacy can be found here.
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