Many hopeful adoptive couples choose to engage the services of an adoption agency.  Please insure that the agency you choose is licensed to work in Georgia.  Many agencies will prepare your home study on your behalf and will seek to “match” you with a biological mother or biological parents on your behalf.  These birth parents may reside in Georgia, or in other States.  The regulations for an ICPC adoption (mentioned above) are stringent and are there to protect Children from unauthorized travel for the purpose of adoption between states.

Adoption facilitators who are not licensed adoption agencies in Georgia are illegal and should not be utilized.  An Agency may provide a biological mother with living expenses to assist her during the pregnancy

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