National Adoption Month

November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Eight Adoptions Confirmed in Celebration of National Adoption Month

Judges confirmed the adoptions of eight children today in a ceremony at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. The event was a celebration of National Adoption Month.  Children and their families took their turns behind the judges’ desk, where the judge confirmed their petitions for adoption and name changes.  Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan said […]

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November 18, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Adoptions of 11 Children Finalized During Celebration (PHOTOS)

As county judges finalized the adoptions of 11 children during a special ceremony Friday afternoon, emotions were high. Tears strolled down family members’ faces as each child was introduced with their new last names. “It’s very emotional,” said adoptive parent Stephanie Labetant. “It’s the second adoption we’ve done but it’s still very special.” County leaders […]

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