Christopher Vietri (Baby Sam case)

Christopher Vietri was the biological father of Sam. He was told the baby was still born, shortly after the mother had placed the child for adoption. Vietri sought custody of the boy. A settlement was eventually reached where Vietri was allowed four supervised visits per year. He was required to pay $200 a month in child support.
Date: 1996-04-10
Organizations involved: Adoptions by Choice (ABC) (Florida)
Persons involved: Gregory Boyer
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A child, a ruling, a time of tears2002-11-22
Johnsons win custody; Vietri gets visitation2002-03-12
Deal ends struggle for Baby Sam2002-03-12
Court backtracks in Baby Sam case2001-04-28
Dad, adoption agency settle Baby Sam suit2001-01-23
More time sought for Sam2001-01-05
Families not able to agree on Sam2001-01-04
Court orders talks on Sam2000-12-22
Sam's father asks court to retain ruling on custody2000-12-19
Birth mother enters fray in custody fight for Sam2000-12-07
A mother, a father -- and the fear of losing2000-12-05
Lawyer says child should stay where he is2000-12-05
Court asked to change its 'Baby Sam' decision2000-12-03
'Good Morning America' shines light on 'Baby Sam' case2000-12-01
Completing the family portrait THE JOHNSON STORY2000-11-26
Completing the family portrait THE VIETRI STORY2000-11-26
Happy ending for Baby Sam? Adolescence may tell2000-11-26
Alabama parents pin hopes on shift in court2000-11-23
I am not a monster, says Baby Sam's dad2000-11-23
Couple fight for Sam, prepare for loss2000-11-21
Baby Sam: A story of rights, but whose?2000-11-21
Court rules family must turn over 'Baby Sam'2000-11-19
Baby Sam's father sues adoption agency1998-09-05
Adoptive parents win custody of 'Baby Sam'1998-04-29

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