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Monday Morning JetLawg

On September 20, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Ukrainian law prohibiting unmarried couples from adopting children bars Elton John and longtime partner David Furnish from adopting 14-month-old, HIV-stricken child.

PCs and iPhones with text-to-speech applications for speech-impaired denied coverage by Medicare and private health insurers due to other non-medical uses.

Delaware appeals [...]

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On Friday, a three-judge panel of Malawi’s Supreme Court of Appeals overruled a lower court decision denying Madonna’s adoption of four-year-old Chifundo “Mercy” James. The lower court’s earlier decision cited Malawi’s residency laws when rejecting Madonna’s request to adopt Mercy. Specifically, the lower court found that Madonna had not spent sufficient time in Malawi to [...]

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Become a New Parent . . . Online!

On March 11, 2009 By JETLaw

One of the biggest “challenge[s] for prospective adoptive parents in a private placement adoption is . . . finding birth parents willing to place their child for adoption.” For this reason, many adoption service agencies and attorneys encourage adoption-seekers and birth mothers to advertise their “resumes” in order to speed up the adoption [...]

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