Saturday, March 26, 2011

Now Arizona?

So when our court date got moved back two weeks it was because the judge wanted a little more information on our employment letters. Mine was no issue. I emailed the school district's HR secretary and she had it done in a day. Joe's on the other hand was a whole different story. Joe's company has a form letter for employment letters so adding additional info is not allowed. Joe typed up the form letter and added the one line of additional information and his boss could not sign it because it did not come from HR. So thankfully his boss got involved and called the corporate HR department to request this new letter. The really entertaining part is that the letter is now coming from Arizona. We live in IL. So naturally we had a day of panicking trying to figure out how we are going to get an apostille from Arizona and get the document to our agency in Indiana by this Thursday. So here is the crazy luck that we have- one of my good friend's in-laws live in Phoenix. Her sister-in-law is going to get the apostille for us and fedex the letter to our agency. So in the end we are getting the letter today, overnighting it to AZ, and it should be in IN by Tuesday or Wednesday. Please pray that this all works out! Two weeks from today we will be heading back to Russia. :)

Thursday, March 17, 2011


Well our court date is April 12th. We were tentatively scheduled for March 31st but the judge wanted two more documents. Thankfully, they shouldn't be anything too difficult to get together. We will be leaving on the 9th, so we have 3 more weeks of waiting. Looks like baby sister will be coming home around Mother's Day. :)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Hoping for Confirmation Soon!!!

We got a message on Monday that our agency is trying to confirm our court date. I was hoping I would hear today, but no luck. Maybe tomorrow, but I'm just hoping we hear this week. Tomorrow I will be shopping for gifts and trying not to buy too much cute little girl stuff when I hit the outlet malls!

Friday, March 4, 2011

Court Date...Maybe

So yesterday we got the call that our "tentative" court date is March 31st!!! Not sure what the "tentative" is all about, but at this point I will take it! This is just great news all around because it is in March, as they said it would be, and it is the week of my spring break at school. I won't lose time with my students and I won't lose any of my days for my maternity leave. The couple that we traveled with have a "tentative" date for the week after us, so we are hoping we can all make the final trip together. We shall see!