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How long does it take for adoption? And how much is it?
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How long does it take for adoption? And how much is it?

We are gonna call the State about adoption. But before we call them, we want to know how long and how much it would cost?







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If you are going through the state, i.e. a foster adoption... The adoption may be completely free. Depending on the situation of the case, the state often waves or reimburses you for any expenses. Even if they don't, it will be less than $1000, and that is a very high estimate. Our costs were about $500 and we were reimbursed the full amount because we adopted a sibling group. The amount of time depends on luck and who you are interested in adopting. If you are willing to adopt children who are minorities, special needs, older and/or siblings, your wait could be very short. But, if you only want a 'white infant with no issues', than your wait could be very long indeed. You will also be required to go through foster parent classes and the home study process, both of which will take 2 - 4 months. We adopted two boys, siblings, through foster care and couldn't be happier. The entire process took 2 years from the first class to finalized adoption. However, we know other couples who were in class with us and were still waiting after 2 years. Private adoptions are different. I think the time frame is about the same, with 2 years being a common figure. However, the cost is usually $5000 at a minimum, and can go much higher ($50,000 for some foreign adoptions).







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