adoption timeline

Initiate information on a waiting child (Luca) 02.03.15

Formally apply for adoption registration / Luca’s referral 02.19.15

Start Homestudy (Paperwork, fingerprinting, Psych Eval) 02.20.15

Officially matched with Luca-bear 03.14.15

Acceptance to Korea – Homestudy finalized & approved 07.28.15

File requested by Korean Agency to prepare for Korean Gov’t  03.02.16

Emigration Permit Submission 05.31.16

Emigration Permit Approval 10.20.16

Court Submission 10.26.16

Notified of official court date 11.15.16

Travel to Korea 12.15.16

First time meeting our little boy! 12.19.16

Second meeting with our son 12.21.16

Court Hearing 12.22.16

Preliminary Approval 01.05.17

Final Approval 01.20.17

Custody Day 02.01.17

Visa Appointment 02.02.17

LUCA-BEAR COMES HOME!!! 02.08.17 YAY!!!