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Do I have to Contact an Out of State Adoption Agency to have my baby Adopted out by families living in another state?

If you are pregnant and thinking of placing your child for adoption or making an adoption plan for your recently born baby, you have the option to place your child in the same state as yours or with families living in a different city. Indiana Adoption Law Firm of Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., can assist […]

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Is it too late to “Give up my baby” for adoption?

Is it too late to “Give up my baby” for adoption – my baby has already been born (in fact, I am still in the hospital) or due any day? The short answer is “No,” if you contact a reputable adoption agency or experienced adoption attorneys, such as Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”). […]

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Why “placing a child for adoption” versus “giving up a child for adoption”

When adoption agencies, adoption attorneys, and other adoption professionals talk with birth mothers or expectant mothers about the pregnant adoption option, they refer to the birth mother’s (expectant mother’s) decision as a plan. If she decides to pursue adoption, she has made an adoption plan. If she decides to parent, she has made a parenting […]

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What Will My Child Think of Me?

It’s common for prospective birth mothers to wonder if some day their children will understand the decision to make an adoption plan for them. In our 30 plus years as Indiana adoption lawyers, our experience clearly indicates that as children begin to mature, they recognize the advantages they have that they wouldn’t otherwise have had […]

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What Is Open Adoption?

In a private adoption, the level of contact between a birth mother and her child after the adoption is usually agreed upon before the adoption is finalized. Many birth mothers wish to have frequent contact with their children, and others prefer no contact at all. While adoptive parents are usually willing to accommodate the birth […]

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What Does It Take to Be a Parent

Indiana Adoption Lawyers at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. Helping You Realize the Commitment and Cost of Being a Teen Parent Raising a child is an important decision. Each year in the United States, more than six million women and teens become pregnant, and about half of those pregnancies are unplanned. Many who become pregnant are […]

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What About The Father?

Indiana Adoption Lawyers Steve and Joel Kirsh Family Solutions that Affirm Life In general in Indiana, a birth mother is not required to identify the father of her child or inform him of her pregnancy. If you are pregnant and would like to make an adoption plan for your baby, you are under no legal […]

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What About Abortion

Indianapolis Adoption Lawyers Providing Information about Your Options You may not know what to do. Is abortion the right choice? What about adoption or parenting? Every year, we talk with many pregnant women who have not yet decided what to do about their unplanned or teen pregnancies. Let our experience with thousands of pregnant teens […]

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Unexpectedly Pregnant

  Despite attitudes prevalent in popular culture, unplanned pregnancies are not easily taken care of by abortion. Many young women are led to believe abortion is the only alternative without considering the blessing and benefits of adoption. Abortion will not change the fact that you were pregnant. None of us can change what has already […]

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Step-by-Step Process for Putting a Baby Up For Adoption

Pregnant? Want to know about placing a baby for adoption? Here is a simple step-by-step guide that outlines the basics of this process. DISCLAIMER: Understand first off that this step-by-step guide is a basic view of how adoptions typically occur and there are a multitude of different factors that could change the adoption process to […]

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