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Press Release - Adoption Day 2023

Nov 16, 2023

For Immediate Release




ContactFrank Hardester, Executive Court Administrator
Subject:Adoption Day 2023 Celebrated at the Third Judicial Circuit  (New Location)


 Detroit, MI – The Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan is pleased to announce the celebration of Adoption Day 2023.

At any given time in the United States, there are over 100,000 children in the foster care system who are eligible to be adopted. The Third Judicial Circuit is responsible for all adoptions that occur in Wayne County – where more adoptions are filed and finalized than any other county in the State of Michigan.

On November 17, 2023, the Court will celebrate a family creating a permanent and loving home for a child. The celebration will be held at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Courtroom 1611, 2 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226. It will occur between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Michigan Supreme Court Justices Kyra H. Bolden and Richard Bernstein will be providing remarks.

Anyone interested in learning more about the adoption process can contact:

• The Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan Adoption Unit at 313-833-1962 or visit

• Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) at 800-589-6273 or





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