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how would i go bout gettin a closed adoption case opened in az? i am 21 already and looking for my birth fam.

i am 21 years old and was adopted in az. i know that they have closed adoptions there. i cannot afford alawyer right now, but i really wanna find out bout my birth family. i know i have 1 sister and 1 brother that i really wanna find. i have been searching years and years for them and have had no luck.

please i need ur advice

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babymama8787

Asked by babymama8787 at 6:33 PM on May. 30, 2009 in Adoption

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  • There are groups online that will help you with your search. I found this through Google:

    http://genealogy.about.com/cs/adoption/a/adoption_search.htm

    Try googling "adoption search."
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 10:46 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • If you're lucky enough to know the name of the agency that was used (if an agency was used), that may be of some help. That is how we found my SIL (DH's sister). There are people here who can give you much better advice than I can. I just wanted to wish you the best of luck!
    Iamgr8teful

    Answer by Iamgr8teful at 11:56 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • I would use on line search too. However I wanted to just wish you all the luck :)
    Take care!
    Sarahedger

    Answer by Sarahedger at 2:22 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • http://laws.adoption.com/statutes/arizona-laws.html These are the laws regarding getting information. First thing you need to do is request your "non-identifying information" from the agency or lawyer that arranged your adoption. Then google "search angel AZ". Search Angels have vast resources to find families and they are volunteers. Do not pay someone to search for you.


    Check the resources at this group http://www.cafemom.com/group/35065  Good Luck!

    onethentwins

    Answer by onethentwins at 8:03 PM on May. 31, 2009

  • I know this might sound crazy but have you searched for them on Myspace or Face book? I have heard of people finding there bio family on Myspace but you would need to know there last name or the maiden last name or else the search will take you a very long time. Good luck to you and Ihope you find what your looking for. :)
    LANDENSMOMMYlmk

    Answer by LANDENSMOMMYlmk at 3:59 PM on Jun. 1, 2009

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