We want to foster to adopt in our state of Texas. And we are trying to find out the cost of the home study.
You need to check through the courts of Tom Green County about whether they have approved social workers' list and their fees for doing home studies, or go privately checking in Tom Green County area for those who do home studies for adoption cases. You also may want to check through family law counsel in Tom Green County area.
Thomas J. Baker of Baker & Tisdale PLLC principally practices in the Central Texas area, including Bell, Coryell, McLennan, Milam and Williamson counties. The advice given here is not and ahould not be taken as a substitute for in-personal consultation with counsel, particularly where legal documents, such as court orders need to be reviewed. I am Board-Certified in Family Law but not in any other areas of practice.
Check with your local Department of Social Services. Very often they will waive their fees if it is a foster to adopt case. If you can afford it, you may want to pay a licensed adoption agency to prepare the home study since it is often quicker.
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