can i leave my adopted kids with my daughter to go work over the road?
is it legal
My answer to this question is only my opinion, but I think the answer depends on the age of the children, the age of your daughter, and whether your adopted children have been with you for some time or have only been recently placed with you. It may also depend on how many children are involved. If your daughter is an adult it would be legal, provided the adoption has been finalized (which would mean you have a legal right to choose a capable, adult, care-giver while you work. If your daughter is under the age of 18 I don't know if it would be considered, "illegal", to leave the children; but there's the chance it would be considered, "negligent" or potentially endangering the children, depending on everyone's ages, how many children there are, how long you'd be gone, etc.
Adopted children who have been with you for some time are like any other children, so whether or not they're adopted shouldn't matter in many ways. I'm guessing if the adoption is recent enough that social workers will be following up on how things are going, they would not approve of your leaving the children.
In general, if the adoption has been finalized and provided the situation wouldn't be considered "illegal" for any children (adopted or not), it would be legal.
One other matter to consider is whether there is any court order or other arrangement in place that would mean there are some things you have agreed not to do (like leaving the children for a long period of time). I don't know how likely it is you'd have such an arrangement, but I do know that in some open adoptions parents work out their own arrangements (with the "blessing" of a court) as part of the adoption process.
Another consideration is what your state laws are regarding full-time care-giving, and what would constitute a "day-care" situation. Not long ago a woman in the US got in trouble for letting a few of her neighbors' children come to her house for a couple of hours after school (no money - just a favor). The state's day-care provider laws were the issue, even though it seemed ridiculous to most people. In other words, it wasn't legal in that state for a friend to watch a few neighbor-children for a few hours a week. Your daughter, of course, would be considered your children's sibling, but you may want to double-check if the number of children and/or time involved might be enough for your state to call it a "day-care" situation.
by Dawn Michael 7 years ago
part of realiy hub series, your answer may be used in the next reality hub, driving traffic to your page.
by Shelly McRae 7 years ago
Should adopted children, as adults, seek out their birth parents?Birth parents, particularly mothers, may be reluctant to aknowledge the child they gave up for adoption and such records are sealed. Is it an invasion of the birth parents' privacy for adoptive children to demand such aknowledgement?
by threekeys 2 years ago
Can adopted children be loved as much as their natural born siblings?
by Escobana 7 years ago
I wonder often why so many adopted children, go off to find their roots. Tv shows, documentaries and movies often show the romantic side of their search.I am adopted and never searched for my roots yet. I'm 38 and happy with my life and adoptive parents.Do adopted children realize they might not be...
by grumpiornot 3 years ago
If you adopted a child, would you be offended if they wanted to find their biological parents?Adoptive parents share their lives with their children and yet, they must live with the fact that at some stage, their children will seek out their biological parents. Is that a snub to the adoptive...
by K.D. Clement 9 years ago
If you were giving a child up for adoption would it be in the child's best interest to go to a relative or to someone unrelated to you?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|