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Striving For a Stepparent Adoption in Massachusetts

Stepparent adoption in Massachusetts is the legal process of creating a legal parent-childAdoption7.jpg status between those who lack the biological parent-child relationship. Once an adoption is finalized, the adoptive parent and child have the same rights and obligations as if the child was born to him/her.

Benefits of Adopting a Stepchild in Massachusetts Who Has an Absent Parent

Many studies document the negative effects of Massachusetts divorce on children, Family 34.jpgbut having two parents who stay involved with their children can minimize many of these effects. However, if one parent is willingly absent, a stepparent adoption can provide many benefits to both parents and children.

Five Reaons Why Stepparents Should Consider Adoption in Massachusetts

Marrying a person with children in Massachusetts creates a stepparent relationshipAdoption 5.jpg that, over time, seems no different than a biological relationship. When both biological parents are alive and taking an active role in the upbringing of their children, Massachusetts law prevents stepparents from adopting the children.

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