10A NCAC 70M .0602     DEFINITIONS

Non‑recurring costs for which reimbursement can be claimed are those costs associated with the adoption that are incurred prior to or at the time of the adoption and which include:

(1)           reasonable and necessary adoption fees;

(2)           court costs;

(3)           attorney's fees;

(4)           adoptive home study;

(5)           physical examinations;

(6)           psychological examinations, when required by an agency;

(7)           supervision of the placement prior to entry of the final order of adoption; and

(8)           transportation and costs of lodging and food for the child and adoptive parents when necessary to complete the adoptive process.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑49; 108A‑50; 143B‑153;

Eff. July 1, 1991.