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Charleston Family Court orders immediate transfer of Baby Veronica

The Charleston Family Court today ordered birth father to immediately transfer Baby Veronica to the physical custody of the Adoptive Couple. The court cited father’s failure to appear at the designated place and time to begin the transition plan. A copy of … Continue reading

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United States Supreme Court rejects father’s motion for stay in Baby Veronica case

With two justices dissenting, the United States Supreme Court today denied father’s  motion for stay of the South Carolina Supreme Court decision in the Baby Veronica case ordering immediate entry of an adoption order and a transition plan. The order … Continue reading

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Rehearing denied in Baby Veronica case

The South Carolina Supreme Court denied rehearing and birth father and the Cherokee Nation’s motion for supersedeas in the Baby Veronica case and ordered the family court to confirm the adoption, vest legal custody in Adoptive Couple and adopt a transition … Continue reading

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South Carolina Baby Veronica order

The South Carolina Supreme Court, 3-2, ordered the family court to finalize the adoption of baby Veronica and enter an order transferring custody to the adopting couple. Two justices would have remanded for further fact finding based on Veronica’s living … Continue reading

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Baby Veronica’s Saga Continues

The United States Supreme Court handed down its decision this morning in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl or the Baby Veronica case as it is known here in Charleston.  The Court reversed the decision of the South Carolina Supreme Court … Continue reading

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