DNA testing can help you find members of your biological family.
To find a relative using DNA, you both need to have taken a DNA test with the same company. This is where you have to get a bit lucky--but even if a person you're trying to find hasn't taken the test, a cl...
Seven-month-old Quince, a full-blooded American Indian and a resident of the Protestant Home for Babies in New Orleans, can't seem to get adopted. Miss Sally Matlock, executive director of the home, holds the tot for a news cameraman.
Between 1854 and 1929, a quarter million abandoned babies and “street rats” (as the older children were referred to by police) left slums in New York, Boston, and other coastal cities aboard trains, headed for new lives in the country. Their experiences are recounted a...
Effective January 1, 2016, ALL adult adoptees and other eligible parties (see application for eligible parties), regardless of when the adoption took place, may apply for a copy of the original birth certificate.
For information regarding adoptions, a person is required to file with the Clerk what is formally called a Motion (or Petition) for Disclosure. This motion should include any and all information relating to the person needing the information from the suit.
The Baby Scoop Era was a period in history starting after the end of World War II and ending in the early 1970s, characterized by an increased rate of pre-marital pregnancies over the preceding period, along with a higher rate of newborn adoption.