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Step-Parent Adoption

STEP-PARENT ADOPTION

Step Parent Adoption

If you have a child or children and would like your husband, wife, or significant other to become their legal parent, the legal process is step parent adoption or second parent adoption. It can be accomplished with or without the consent of the other biological or legal parent, depending upon the circumstances.

Over the last 30 years, Joel Kirsh has assisted with thousands of step parent and second parent adoptions and would be happy to explain the procedure and answer all of your questions, without cost or obligation.

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Does a Birth Mother have to Identify the Father of the Baby to Make an Adoption Plan for placing their baby for adoption?

This question gets asked a lot. The answer depends on the state in which the adoption will be filed and the relationship of the father to the birth mother or expectant mother. As an extreme example, states typically protect the rights of the birth mother’s husband more than the rights of a rapist. Most birth […] Keep Reading

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 […] Keep Reading

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”). […] Keep Reading

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