The Chinese Adoption Handbook: How to Adopt from China and Korea

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iUniverse, Jan 1, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
Adopting a child can be one of life's most rewarding experiences. Unfortunately, complex policies, legal risks, and fewer available children can make a domestic adoption difficult. International adoption offers a solution to parents yearning for a child of their own.

American parents are now adopting over 6,000 children a year from China and Korea. John Maclean's The Chinese Adoption Handbook is a comprehensive guide to adopting a child from China and Korea.

From pitfalls to practical advice, the rewards to the risks, The Chinese Adoption Handbook leads parents through the international maze, including:

  • How the international adoption process works.
  • How to start the process.
  • What you need to know before traveling to China or Korea.
  • Making the most out of your trip-the inside scoop on customs, hotels, and shopping.
  • The children's homes, the U.S. Consulate visit, and the questions that need to be asked.
  • Medical issues, special adoption doctors, and travel requirements.
  • Post-adoption procedures and much, much more.

Practical, accurate, and written with a father's sense of humor, The Chinese Adoption Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to adoption from China and Korea.

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Attorney Maclean provides all the information needed to adopt a child successfully from China, Korea, or the former Soviet Union. In China and Korea , he discusses trends in international adoption and ... Read full review

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MacLean is an attorney.

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