The Legal Details of Finalization: What Families Need to Know Before and After Finalization of an Adoption



Date:   Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:   12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Presented by Stefan Otterson, JD, MBA, and Tiffany Brookwell, MS, this teleconference training is intended for families who are moving toward the finalization of adoption (especially families adopting from the Office of Children’s Services).  It focuses on what you need to know about the legal issues of adoption including timelines, getting necessary documents, procuring an adoption attorney, and details about birth certificates, consents, challenges and appeals.  This is not a legal advice workshop.  This workshop offers information that pre-adoptive parents will find helpful in moving toward finalization.

            ACRF will be hosting a “listen-in” in the Juneau office in the hopes that if families come, we can discuss any issues afterward, or families can call in from their own phones -- (Email acrfsc@nwresource.org to pre-register, and call 1-800-944-8766; Participant Code 22460 then # at noon on January 24.)