Adoption and Transfer of Legal Custody for Children in Kinship Foster Care: Comparison Chart for Virginia

From Generations United, updated in 2021.

This chart is designed to help kinship foster parents compare adoption and transfer of legal custody as two options that kin caregivers and the children in their care can pursue to exit foster care and create permanent families. In Virginia, children can exit foster care with their kin caregiver through adoption or transfer of legal custody.

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