Significant Steps In Our Adoption Timeline
January 7, 2005 - Sign on with Aurora International Adoptions as our adoption agency for Kazakhstan adoption.
January 8 - Sign on with Claar Foundation as Colorado homestudy agency.
January 8 - Submitted I600A
January 22 - Begin Colorado classes with Claar
February 12 - Fingerprinted
March 12 - Completed classes with Claar
March 19 - Completed homestudy visits with Claar
April 11 - Advised by Claar that homestudy was sent to state for approval
April 18 - Learned that homestudy had not been sent to state.
April 25 - Advised by Claar that homestudy was sent to state for approval
May 2 - Homestudy approved at state level
June 25 - I-171H received
July 20 - Dossier translated and off to the consulate in New York
August 4 - Dossier moves from consulate to Kazakhstan
October 27 - LOI received
November 14 - Begin trip one!
December 15 - Bonding and Guardianship completed
December 18 - End of trip 1
January 5 - Begin trip 2
January 18 - Court date (after being postponed twice by court)
February 2 - 15 day post court hold completed (adoption final)
February 7 - Olesya leaves the baby house
February 9 - Say goodbye to Taraz and head to Almaty
February 15 - Olesya reaches Denver