Amid pandemic, adoptions move online

By: Marisol Villarreal

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The coronavirus pandemic changed just about everything in 2020.

Adoptions are no exception.

Two families finalized adoptions Monday by videoconference.

"Knowing that I have a hand in helping these children achieve permanency, it brings me great joy," said Associate Judge Carlos Villalon Jr. "But I'm just a hand."

After the pandemic started, the court starting holding most hearings by Zoom.

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