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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY TO PLACE CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION OR TO ACCEPT CUSTODY OF DEPENDENT OR DELINQUENT CHILDREN
AGO 1959 No. 68 >  September 21, 1959
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE - AUTHORITY TO PLACE CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION OR TO ACCEPT CUSTODY OF DEPENDENT OR DELINQUENT CHILDREN
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE - AUTHORITY TO PLACE CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION OR TO ACCEPT CUSTODY OF DEPENDENT OR DELINQUENT CHILDREN The Department of Public Assistance has no authority to place children for adoption but it has authority to accept the custody of dependent children as that term is defined in chapter 74.12 RCW.
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