2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 19 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 8 - ADOPTION
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 19-8-8 - Adoption based upon foreign decrees and valid visa

O.C.G.A. 19-8-8 (2010)
19-8-8. Adoption based upon foreign decrees and valid visa


A child may be adopted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter based upon:

(1) A decree which has been entered pursuant to due process of law by a court of competent jurisdiction outside the United States establishing the relationship of parent and child by adoption between each petitioner and a child born in such foreign country; and

(2) The child's having been granted a valid visa by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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