adopted person


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Adopted Person

A person who has been legally adopted by one or two parents.

adopted person

Adoptee Social medicine A person who has been legally adopted by one or two parents. See Adoption.
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Ms Thomas said: "I believe that there are good reasons why access to intermediary services should be extended to the descendants and relatives of adopted persons.
If this familial situation extends to the community and social holding environment of the adopted person, such that their genetic and visual racial group is not mirrored for them in their social environment, there is, according to the prevailing body of literature, little opportunity for her or him to acquire and achieve positive self-regard in relation to self and race, or reconciliation of racial conflict.
38) Yet this kind of identity, some claim, is precisely what adopted persons lack.
Florida courts have never addressed the question of whether virtual adoption confers upon the virtually adopted person eligibility to be appointed as personal representative of the estate.
The Standing Committee on Social Policy spent two days on public hearings on Bill 183, An Act respecting the disclosure of information and records to adopted persons and birth parents in May 2005, followed by four days of clause-by-clause consideration of the bill in June.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Adoption Month, a nationwide effort to call attention to the many children around the world waiting for a family, Children's Home Society & Family Services (CHSFS) announces several activities to educate the public about adoption, to celebrate adopted persons and to recognize adoptive families that have opened their hearts and home to a child in need.
Still other sleuths delve into mystery plots involving adopted persons (DellaCava & Engel, 2002).
The `triangle' to which the title refers represents the three main interests involved in adoption: birth parents, the adopted person and the adoptive parents.
It is also one I have major reservations about, probably due to my personal experience as an adopted person.
Under the Bill every adopted person would have access to their birth certificate listing their original name and their parents' names.
She pointed out that birth relatives of an adopted person were able to apply for an intermediary service, but that the children or other descendants of an adopted person were not defined as relatives and so were not afforded the same opportunity.
My reason for writing this letter is to inquire of others just what can I do and what exactly are my rights as an adopted person.