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How do Family Adoptions Work in Ontario?

We asked Paul Slan, lawyer and Director of Professional Development at Gelman & Associates, some commonly-asked questions about family adoptions in Ontario. Please be advised that these answers are not intended as legal advice, but rather as an introductory overview on a legal subject. For legal advice regarding family adoption in Ontario, we recommend consulting …

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Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Considering Adoption

Adoption of older children is in high demand in Canada. It’s an excellent method to start or expand your family. You’ll be working closely with private adoption practitioners or an agency if you consider a private adoption.  Because every private adoption agency in Ontario is licensed to work throughout the province, making a decision might …

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Same Sex Adoption – Where Couples Stand

Same Sex Adoption – Where Couples Stand Right now, couples seeking a same sex adoption is more common and widely accepted than at any other time in history.  To live in an era of such freedom and social acceptance is quite fortunate to say the least – a far cry from just a few decades …

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Adoption in Ontario

Adoptive Parents When thinking about adoption in Ontario, there are three main typical avenues that a person, couple, or family can pursue. They are Public, Private and International. Each of these three ways has similar but distinct processes and procedures as well as a range of costs that are associated with them. There is also …

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