Laredo, TX asked in Adoption and Family Law for Texas

Q: Adoption: Other Eligible Party vs. Biological Eligible party

My cousin and I are related biologically, but adopted into different families. She has given up rights to her child and I have filed for adoption. I have finished my home studies and i have court next week but now CPS is telling me that the paperwork will need to be changed to "Other eligible adult" since me and my cousin are no longer "LEGALLY" related. However we are still biologically related. What do i need to prepare for and what consequences can i face if the adoption goes through as "other"

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Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White
  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If they are still letting you adopt don't worry about what they refer to you

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