I have been practicing law for 34 years. I have been an Attorney for the Child since... more
I have been practicing law for 34 years. I have been an Attorney for the Child since 2001 and was also an Attorney for the Child as a Law Guardian in the 1980s. I have handled many appeals and have argued cases in the Appellate Division, the Appellate Term, and the New York State Court of Appeals. I am admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. I excel at brief writing, resea... 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.