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Asked on: 6/30/01, 1:13 am

Adoption of child i had for 6 years biolgocially mom in prison.

My husband and i have been raising this child since she was 10 months old mom comes by or calls about every three months. She is seven years old . the mother has been in jail about 8 months for trafficing drugs and will get out of jail in december of this year.Father unknown. We have no legal custody but we feel we have taken good care of her feed her clothed her, medical as well as our love we want to adopt her

we are really the only parents she has ever known We need to know the procedure on how to do this and exactly what the laws are. Thank you

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