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If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption, Will DCS Get involved In The Adoption?

No. The Indiana Department of Children Services (“DCS”) will not get involved BECAUSE you place a newborn for adoption. DCS investigates children in need of services, children who suffer from neglect or abuse, sometimes referred to as “CHINS.” A child placed for adoption through an adoption law firm, like Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & […]

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WHO IS THE BEST ADOPTION AGENCY OR ADOPTION ATTORNEY IN INDIANA?

As the expression goes, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Who is “Best,” in many ways is a matter of personal preference. However, in forming an opinion a person may want to consider a few factors: Which adoption attorney or adoption agency has the most number of years of experience? Some will add […]

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Placing baby for adoption in Indiana

Is It Too Late To Give My Baby Up For Adoption After I Have Brought The Baby Home From The Hospital?

No, it is not too late. Over the last 35+ years, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have helped a number of birth mothers, throughout Indiana, put their babies up for adoption (make adoption plans) after they have left the hospital with the babies. In many, but not all, of […]

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I Am Pregnant And Thinking About GivingMy Baby Up For Adoption. I Have Heard Great Things About Kirsh & Kirsh But Don’t Have A Way To Get To Their Office

No worries! We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), will come to you anywhere in Indiana or “meet” you virtually – Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, text, email, telephone – whatever works for you. We prefer in person meetings, and that is why we will travel to you, but we understand every expectant […]

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Unplanned Pregnancy options

I have an Unplanned Pregnancy. What Options Do I have?

For most couples learning that they are pregnant is a joyous occasion. If that does not describe your reaction when you learned you were pregnant or you have an unplanned pregnancy, an untimely pregnancy, or for some, an unwanted pregnancy, you have options to parenting the baby, including: Giving the baby to a family member […]

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Giving Baby Up For Adoption

I am Pregnant and Thinking About Giving My Baby Up for Adoption. What Happens When I Contact an Adoption Agency?

Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), based in Indiana, is not an adoption agency so we cannot tell you what will happen if you contact an adoption agency, but we can tell you what will happen if you contact us. If you are pregnant and thinking about giving up your baby for […]

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Last minute hospital adoption

Life after an Adoptive Placement

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have arranged adoptions in Indiana for more than 35 years, involving thousands of successful placements. Recently, after having a consent to adoption signed at a hospital, I, Steve Kirsh, went to the birth mother’s nurses’ station to give the nurses the chart copies of […]

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Safe Haven Adoption Law

What is the Difference between Taking Advantage of a Safe Haven Law and Adoption?

The Safe Haven Law in Indiana, codified at Indiana Code § 31-34-2.5, enables a person to leave a child, who is not more than 30 days old, at certain safe places like fire stations and hospital emergency departments without fear of criminal liability for child abandonment or neglect. We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, […]

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Adoption Service during Coronavirus

During the Corona Virus (COVID-19), how are Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) providing adoption services to pregnant women considering giving their babies up for adoption?

Firstly, we at Kirsh & Kirsh do not believe that women “give up babies” for adoption. The courageous, loving, and thoughtful expectant mothers and birth mothers, with unplanned or untimely pregnancies, with whom we work, who are not ready for a child or another child, make adoption plans to provide their precious unborn babies or […]

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I Am About To Deliver And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Cannot Leave My Home Because Of The COVID-19 “STAY AT HOME” Orders. What Are My Options?

Many pregnant women, in Indiana and around the country, thinking about placing a baby for adoption (making an adoption plan for your unborn baby) share your concern. You already face an impossibly difficult decision. You may feel that the stay-at-home order adds insult to injury and might wonder, “How much more can I take right […]

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