The following statutes may apply in some way to your adoption:

The Utah Adoption Act. Utah Code Annotated Section 78B-6-101, et seq. https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title78B/Chapter6/78B-6-P1.html

The Interstate Compact on Placement of Children. Utah Code Annotated Section 80-2-905 https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title80/Chapter2/80-2-S905.html?v=C80-2-S905_2022050420220901

Adoption Related Expenses. Utah Code Annotated Sections:
76-7-203 – Sale of a Child – https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title76/Chapter7/76-7-S203.html?v=C76-7-S203_2019051420190514
78B-6-140 – Itemization of Fees and Expenses – Reporting. https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title78B/Chapter6/78B-6-S140.html

Termination of Parental Rights Act. Utah Code Annotated Section 80-4-101, et seq. https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title80/Chapter4/80-4-P1.html?v=C80-4-P1_2021050520210901

Utah’s Adoption Tax Credit. Utah Code Annotated Section: 59-10-1114 – Refundable Adoption Expense Tax Credit. https://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title59/Chapter10/59-10-S1114.html?v=C59-10-S1114_2023050320230503

Federal Adoption Tax Credit. https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc607

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