Christian Family Services

Other Possible Adoption-Related Expenses

Prepare for the unexpected.

Throughout the adoption process, there are additional costs that my come up that are unexpected.  The following is an inconclusive list of other possible expenses that may arise:

Possible Non-agency expenses associated
with the adoption process

  • Criminal Background Checks and Fingerprinting
  • Medical Examinations and lab work
  • Certified Marriage Certificates (if applicable)
  • Copies of Certified Birth Certificates
  • Certified Divorce Certificates (if applicable)
  • Certified Death Certificates (if applicable- for any former spouse or household member)
  • Adoption Parent Profile Preparation
  • Attorney Fees/Court Costs
  • Birth Parents Expenses (if adopting independently or through another agency) – possible housing, clothing, or maternity leave

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