This guest post is by Karie Boyd, an adoption attorney.
Potential adoptive parents have lots of things to consider, one of which is to decide on open or closed adoption.
In some cases, birth parents wish to learn about their biological child through things like updates, photos, and even occasional visits.
While the biological parents completely relinquish their parental rights prior to the finalization of adoption, they may still have some contact with the child after, which inevitably leads to some issues.
What are some of the most common issues with open adoptions, and how can parents navigate them? Continue reading