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#1 of 5 Old 06-21-2011, 02:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does Ontario do second parent adoptions, and if so, do they do them for non residents? And again, if so, what is involved? My googlefu isn't working very well, and I haven't had much luck finding out for myself.

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Yes, Ontario does second parent adoptions (we just signed our paperwork today and are now in the 21 day waiting period).  You'll likely need to talk to a lawyer about the non-resident thing.  I have lawyer recommendations in Toronto or Ottawa if needed.


DW and I are moms to two teens (DD 17 and DS 15) adopted through CAS in 2007 and a toddler (DD 2) born at home in March 2011.

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Thanks, I'll PM you if my friends decide to go that route.
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They're unlikely to find any info in the public domain about adoption in Ontario.  It's this closely guarded secret that lawyers keep ;)  We couldn't find any information about the process or the forms, but perhaps they could get them at a courthouse.


DW and I are moms to two teens (DD 17 and DS 15) adopted through CAS in 2007 and a toddler (DD 2) born at home in March 2011.

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