This section contains links that offer information about adoption law in Arkansas. Adoption is when someone other than the biological parent of a child assumes legal responsibility for the child. The adopted child is granted the same inheritance rights as a biological child. There are fact sheets and other resources to help you understand adoption. Select a different topic here.
Visit these websites for other potentially helpful information. These websites are maintained by other organizations:
- Arkansas Dept. of Human Services (Division of Children & Family Services)
- Arkansas Dept. of Human Services (Becoming a Foster Family)