Providing Adoptive Parents With Information About Adoptees and Their Birth Families - Guam

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Agency or Person Preparing the Report

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 4210

At the direction of the court, the Division of Social Services shall complete a social study.

Contents of Report About the Adopted Person

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 4210

The study shall include the following:

  • The child's social history
  • The present condition of the child
  • The child's placement in the home of the petitioners and his or her adjustment therein

Contents of Report About the Birth Family

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 4210

The study shall include the social history of the child's birth family.

When the Report Is Made

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 4210

A report in writing of the study shall be submitted to the court prior to the adoption hearing.

Exceptions for Stepparent or Relative Adoptions

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.