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Post-Adoption Contact Agreements

A significant piece of legislation passed in 2010 called the Adoption Reform  Amendment Act changed several of the laws around adoption and guardianship. The law includes provisions allowing for judicial enforcement of voluntarily-entered post-adoption contact agreements between  adoptive and biological parents. This CLC Fact Sheet provides a summary of the new law, a copy of which is attached to this Fact Sheet, as is a sample post-adoption contact agreement.