Articles for tag: Birth Parents, Death Records

Karla News

How to Find Your Birth Parents Without Hiring an Agency

The path home is very long for most adopted individuals. Tracing the footsteps of the past can also be a very exhausting and expensive task. Thousands of people are put up for adoption each month and every day hundreds of people give up on trying to find the birth parents they have never met. However, ...

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How to Find Your Birth Parents: Resources for Adoptees

I can’t speak for every person who has been adopted, but I have the desire now to find out about my birth parents. I didn’t do anything to discover this information when my adoptive parents were still alive, because I was afraid it would hurt them. After all, they were the only parents I ever ...

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Adoption Records Becoming More Open in Texas

Adult adoptees in Texas can now obtain a copy of their original birth certificate thanks to a new law that took effect Sept. 1st.The 79th Legislative Session passed House Bill 240 which affects adult adoptees wanting a copy of their original birth certificate. The Vital Statistics Unit Adoption Team works with attorneys and district clerks ...