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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New Adoption Law in Washington

From kirotv:

A new law will open access to original, pre-adoption birth certificates for all Washington-born adult adoptees beginning in July, state officials announced Tuesday.

That means people who have wondered who their birth parents are may now find out without a lengthy court process. The state is taking pre-orders for original birth certificates now.

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I'm glad that there has been a law made to simplify the process of finding birth parents for adults who were adopted. One of my friends have been trying to find out who his birth parents were for years. He thought that he would have to hire a lawyer just to find out who they are.

Posted by: Deanna R. Jones | Nov 10, 2014 12:57:00 PM

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