Originally Posted by Livingmybestlife
We tried to do open adoption. Our child's birthmother was open through an inter mediatary. She wanted us to adopt her other 3 children, when her child was 3 months old. We said yes, however the judge said no. The judge didn't feel she had worked on a parenting plan. End result was she disappeared and we had no clue we had first rights to the kids. They were spilt up in foster care and we don't know where they or their birth mother is.
Once again, the gooberment took charge here and messed up.