Families Forever Fair


By Jonathan Oh

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM until 1:30 PM

Location: Lexington Municipal Court located at 111 Maiden Lane

Link: http://www.scbar.org/adoption

Event Description

The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) will hold its annual Families Forever Fair on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lexington Municipal Court located at 111 Maiden Lane.

The fair offers free information on adoption, including resource materials and one-on-one consultations. Attorneys, agencies and other vendors in children's services will be on hand to answer questions, provide helpful resources, and encourage families to consider foster care and adoption.
Several brief adoption workshops will also be available during the fair. Sessions include:

Session 1
Workshop A: Adoption 101—Explore the process of the different types of adoption and learn where to start.
Workshop B: Domestic Infant Adoption—Explore the legal process of domestic adoption, the role of the attorney, requirements and the adoption process.

Session 2
Workshop A: DSS Adoption—Learn about public adoption programs, domestic and foster care adoption, available children, requirements and procedures.
Workshop B: Financing Adoption—Where there is a will, there is a way: Creative ways to finance your adoption.

Session 3
Workshop A: International Adoption—Requirements, accreditation and choosing a country.
Workshop B: Parent Panel

Space in each session is limited, so attendees are asked to register online at www.scbar.org/adoption. For more information, contact Jewitte Dooley at (803) 359-2512.
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