Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The ability of a prospective adoptive parent to provide for the best interests of a child the parent wishes to adopt. A court may consider many aspects of the prospective parents' lives in evaluating their fitness to adopt a child, including financial stability, marital stability, career obligations, other children, physical and mental health, and criminal history.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:16 pm