closed adoption

noun

  • Family Law

Definitions of closed adoption

  • an adoption (=the act of taking legal responsibility for another person’s natural child on the same grounds as if it were your own child) where the child’s natural parents and the adopting parents do not have personal information about each other such as last name, addresses and social security numbers

    The majority of closed adoptions are arranged through an adoption agency.

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