Advanced Adoption Law and Practice in Georgia '13

Recorded November 8, 2013

Co-Sponsor

    Georgia Council of Adoption Lawyers

Presiding

    James B. Outman, Program Chair, Law Office of James B. Outman, LLC, Atlanta

welcome and program overview

James B. Outman

Overview of the application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) In Juvenile Court dependency cases and in connection with the involuntary termination of parental rights in either the Juvenile Court or as part of an adoption proceeding in Superior Court, including a discussion of the Baby Veronica decision

Philip “Jay” McCarthy, Jr., McCarthy Weston, PLLC, Flagstaff, AZ

Discussion of Subject Matter, Personal and Status Jurisdiction, and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) In Multi-state adoptions and Juvenile Court dependency and termination proceedingS

Jeanne T. Tate, Law Office of Jeanne T. Tate, P.A., Naples, Orlando and Tampa, FL

Discussion of Post-adoption Contact Agreements under newly enacted O.C.G.A. § 19-8-27

Lori M. Surmay, The Law Office of Lori M. Surmay, Atlanta

Discussion of the application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) In voluntary adoption placements either to a Licensed Child-Placing Agency, to the Department or stepparent, relative, or private third-party adoptions, including a discussion of the Baby Veronica decision

Philip “Jay” McCarthy, Jr.

Recent Developments in Adoption Practice and Procedure, Legislation, and Case Law

James B. Outman

Discussion of the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA) in Multi-state Adoptions and Juvenile Court dependency and termination proceedings

Jeanne T. Tate

Questions and Answers regarding issues in adoption practice: Opportunity for an interactive discussion between registrants and presenters

Moderator

  • Richard A Horder, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter, LLP, Atlanta

Panelists

  • All available speakers