National Adoption Day


FYLaw attorney, Byron Tocheri and FYAC student Christopher Lee

The Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw) was proud to be part of National Adoption Day in Columbus, Ohio on November 14, 2018, as 12 youth were adopted by their forever families.Thank you to Judge Robert Montgomery, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Franklin County Children Services, and all the families.

With the assistance of Family and Youth Advocacy Center (FYAC) students Kenyatta Wilder and Christopher Lee, FYLaw attorneys Megan Heydlauff and Byron Tocheri had the honor of finalizing adoptions for two families during National Adoption Day at the Franklin County Probate Court on November 14th. Capital University provided gift bags to all the children adopted in Franklin County on National Adoption Day.

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For more information on adopting children from foster care locally, call Franklin County Children Services at 614.341.6060 or visit the website at
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