Requirements differ depending on the type of process. Second-parent adoptions are generally simpler with fewer requirements. Be prepared for some or all of the following: first, criminal and child abuse background checks; second, disclosure of financial, medical, and employment information; third, personal references; fourth, home studies and home visits.
Bari Zell Weinberger is the owner and managing partner of Weinberger Law Group in New Jersey. She is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney.