How Post-Adoption Contact and Access to Records Impact the Grandparents I Have Never Met

By Anonymous, Elder Law Clinic Student, Spring 2016 My mom was adopted by my loving grandparents as an infant and, for most of her life, knew nothing about her birth family. That changed, however, a few months ago. She first obtained her original (redacted) birth certificate along with non-identifying family information from the Chicago church that facilitated her […]