Legal Guides for Adoption
Written by attorney Laura Kalish, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Decide on your target country Review which countries allow their children to be adopted internationally. Decide whether you have a particular affinity for a particular country (for... more
Written by attorney Ignacio Pinto-Leon, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Obtain authenticated copies from the adoption documents Get a copy of the adoption decree certified by the clerk of the court.
If you obtained a US birth certificate with the new last... more
Written by attorney Frank A Selden, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
First question... Is whether adoption is right for you. Here is where the choices begin when considering the best way to go about adding to your family.
* Know the adoption options for... more
Written by attorney Jacquelyn Tomlinson, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Adoptions can be a very rewarding area of law to practice. There are a few things that someone who is looking into an adoption proceedingneeds to know. First off, the Probate Courts of... more
Written by attorney Christopher Vaughn-Martel, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Co-Parent Adoption? Generally speaking, adoption refers to the process of establishing a legal and permanent parent-child relationship where none existed. A typical example is the... more
Written by attorney Diana L. Powell, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
Often, during a divorce, common sense business owners lose
perspective and effectively trash a valuable asset due to lack of mutual
respect and responsibility. Early in
your divorce... more
Written by Avvo Staff, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
After a car accident, one of the first things victims want to do is assign blame and file a claim for damages. While this is understandable, it can also lead to a backlog of accident-... more
Written by attorney Adrianos Facchetti, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Check Your Sources and Verify The Facts Factual assertions lead to lawsuits, whereas the law generally protects opinion as free speech (but not always -- so be careful). Therefore, you... more
Written by attorney James W. Cushing, about 1 year ago.
When people ask me what I do at work, I often joke that I hear complaints and get yelled at all day. By that I mean, my clients come to me with complaints about others, or yell at or argue... more
Written by attorney Laura Longstreet, 6 months ago.
This is a brief breakdown of the adoption process in Indiana. Each situation is different and if you are considering adoption, it would be wise to consult with an Adoption Lawyer. Consent... more