Becoming an Adoptive Parent with a Record

What will I learn about adoption?

    Understand adoption.The background check process for potential adoptive parents.Whether you can adopt a child if you have a criminal record.

This section is focused on people with criminal records who want to BECOME adoptive parents. If your child was adopted out while you were incarcerated or because of your conviction history, and you want to learn about your options, see PG. 755 about juvenile dependency court and CPS involvement instead.