Adoption Lawyers

Why hire an Adoption attorney?

An adoption attorney can help adopting parents understand their new rights and responsibilities to make the right decisions for the child. After one or both of a biological parents' rights have been terminated by court, an adoption can take place. In some cases, the assistance of an adoption lawyer is required by law. An adoption attorney will draft and review contracts while working with the adopting and biological parents as they navigate the adoption process of a child or a step-child.

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Did You Know?

The percentage of adoptions that are disrupted (after the child has been placed in the adoptive home, but before the adoption has been legalized) has a rate of 24% for children ages 12-17.
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