The Top Court has erred

The apex court’s dismissal on July 01, 2019 of the plea to extend the protection available to both parents and children for adoptions under the JJ Act to those adoptions effected under HAMA is not…

Encouraging Legal Adoptions in India

Adoptions in India have been provided for under two legislations – the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Amendment Act, 2015 (J.J. Act) and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 (HAMA). Adoptions under the JJ…

“Wrong” Ladies First

CARA recently announced a shift in its adoption policy to award preference to aspiring single moms planning to adopt. According to sources, single mothers were perceived to be a group requiring enablement in adoption. With…