Adoption Attorneys Group Featured in Washington Post Article

The Washington Post recently published an article about the advocacy efforts of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA), a national association for which I am the chairman of the legislative committee. Our association recently hired a new lobbyist to advocate for improvements in adoption law.

AAAA was active in pushing to make the adoption tax credit a permanent part of the tax code in the fiscal cliff deal reached in December of last year. One of our current priorities is to establish a national registry to help locate and notify birth fathers of adoption proceedings. With the registry, men could register their name and contact information into a confidential database and would be notified of any attempts to terminate their parental rights, or of adoption proceedings for children they may have fathered.

If interested, please take a look at the full article through the link below:

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