She could very well decide to parent, which is great, but she is unemployed and living with family who have made it clear they are not interested in that being a long term situation. Her mother is not interested in raising a second one of her grandchildren. We are certainly not pressuring her at all, and our names were only mentioned to her after she said she was considering adoption. I just want to be prepared In Case that ends up being the situation since time is limited for DH and I to do any prep work.
So, has anyone done a relative adoption in NC? I think I read online that home studies are not required for relative adoption in NC. Can anyone confirm that? What is the process? What do I need to know? We are happy to have an open adoption if that is what she chooses. I'm sorry for the choppy post!