Stefan Otterson practiced business law for a year before moving to family law in... more
Stefan Otterson practiced business law for a year before moving to family law in 1990. Since then he has represented state agencies, foster children, juvenile delinquents, parents, foster parents, adoptive parents, and adoption agencies. He has worked in every aspect of family law, family mediation, and collaborative law. He has worked with Native Alaskan tribal courts and State Superior Cour... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.