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Do I Have To Stay With The Adoption Agency I Contacted When I First Thought About Giving Up My Baby For Adoption?

No, you do not. Sometimes an expectant mother will contact a local adoption agency or national adoption agency because the adoption agency has an eye-catching website or because the agency has advised the birth mother not to work with an adoption attorney, because of competitive jealousy. Occasionally, a birth mother will find that the adoption […]

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If I Think I Might Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Can I Leave The Father Out Of It?

The answer depends on the state in which the adoptive parents file the adoption. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), try to file all adoptions in Indiana, even those involving births outside of Indiana. We can file an adoption in Indiana if the adoptive parents reside in Indiana or the child is […]

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If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption, Will My Child Grow Up Hating Me?

The honest answer is “We don’t know.” Some children hate their parents for all kinds of reasons – real and imagined. However, much of how an adoptee feels about adoption will depend on how his or her adoptive parents talk about adoption to the adoptee. An adopted person who grows up in a loving, supportive […]

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Giving Up baby for adoption in Indiana

You Are In Indiana? But I Live In Tennessee, Mississippi, Or Kentucky. How Can You Help Me Give Up My Baby For Adoption?

Yes, we at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), are based in Indiana, but one of our attorneys is also licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky and soon in Illinois and Michigan. The attorneys at Kirsh & Kirsh sometimes called the “Kirsh Boys” among adoption professionals around the country […]

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Putting baby up for adoption in Indiana

I Am Not A Teenager. In Fact, I Have Other Children. Can Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH’) Help Me Give Up My Baby For Adoption?

YES! You might assume that newborn adoptions almost always involve teenaged birth mothers, but believe it or not, most expectant mothers are closer to 30 years of age than 16, and most have another child or children. In our experience, teenage moms are less likely to put up their babies for adoption (or, more correctly, […]

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Indiana Lawyers for placing my baby for adoption

Wait . . . Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) Are Lawyers?!?! How Can Lawyers Help Me Put Up My Baby For Adoption?

Yes, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh are lawyers, as the name suggests, and, YES, we can help you find a wonderful, loving, amazing home for your precious newborn or soon-to-be-born baby if you choose to give up the baby for adoption, or more correctly, make an adoption plan for your baby. Additionally, we […]

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Giving up baby for adoption Indiana

Do I Have To Meet Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) To Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

No, you do not have to meet anyone from Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, in person, if you would like information about putting your baby up for adoption. We will provide the information in the manner you find helpful – email, FaceTime, Zoom, telephone, email, and etc. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, have found that […]

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Do We Have To Reside In Indiana To File Adoption Proceedings For Child Born In Indiana?

No. As of July 1, 2021, HB 1448 eliminated the residency requirement of the adoption code in Indiana, previously codified at Indiana Code 31-19-2-2, which provided that a “resident of Indiana” may file a petition for adoption in Indiana courts. With the change made by HB 1448, the statute now states that “an individual” who […]

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Putting up baby for adoption in Indiana

I Have A Friend Who Is Pregnant. How Do I Get Her To Think About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption?

First, it is very important to remember that she is the mother of the child and has the right to make parenting decisions. It is okay to offer advice and guidance, but it is not your place to impose your judgment on her. A good, non-judgmental way to start a conversation with a pregnant friend […]

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