Tag: #Adoption

In re D.G.J.

This case presented the Pennsylvania Superior Court with a factual scenario of first impression—U.S. citizens sought to adopt their foreign-born nephew, who has been residing with them in the U.S.

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In re L.A.K.

This case involved the mother and step-father of two children who filed a petition to terminate the parental rights of the children’s father after he did not have contact with

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In re L.W.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed an order from the Orphans’ Court that involuntarily terminated a mother’s parental rights and changed the children’s permanency goal to adoption. On appeal, the mother

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In re C.M.

A mother with Lupus voluntarily terminated her parental rights so her parents could adopt her child. But the mother intended to maintain her parental role. The move was designed to

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In re Adoption of A.H.

In re adoption of A.H. involved Mother’s appeal of the Orphans’ Court decree terminating her rights to her 11-year-old  son pursuant to the Adoption Act. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed,

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In re Adoption of K.M.G.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court used In re Adoption of K.M.G. as a vehicle to answer the question: “[W]hether reviewing courts must determine sua sponte whether a conflict existed in an

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In re Adoption of a Child by C.J.

In re Adoption of a Child by C.J. required the Appellate Division to assess whether the Chancery Court properly found that a biological mother failed to affirmatively assume the duties

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In re JWB & RDB

Father, a Colorado resident, executed a consent to adoption to allow his children’s step-father to adopt them. The consent complied with Pennsylvania’s Adoption Act. But it did not comply necessarily

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