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... Barr v. MacGugan, 119 Wash.App. 43, 78 P.3d 660 (2003). ¶ 10 In In re Adoption of
Henderson, 97 Wash.2d 356, 644 P.2d 1178 (1982), changes made in a governing statute
provided that adoption decrees should be final from the date of entry. ...
... 1 Facing the possible involuntary termination of her parental rights through a dependency
termination proceeding, Carmen Sigurdson decided to voluntarily relinquish her rights to the
Department of Social and Health Services in exchange for an open adoption arrangement. ...
... The court also entered findings that all three children were in need of a permanent home given
the instability they faced in their parents' home and the length of time they had spent out of parental
care, that all three children had prospects for adoption, and that the aunt and ...