Contact Menu

Archive | Blog

Picking an Adoptive Family

Picking an adoptive family can seem like a daunting process, but it does not have to be.  If you are pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption, or putting your baby up for adoption or giving up your baby for adoption (common terms, but not policitcally correct) do not be scared away from the […]

Continue Reading

Placing a Child for Adoption Isn't an Easy Decision

No woman chooses adoption for her baby (aka “put up for adoption”, “give up for adoption”, “place for adoption”) because she wants to part with her child. A woman chooses adoption for her baby because she loves her baby and wants what is best for her child and knows that she cannot provide that life […]

Continue Reading

Indiana Adoption – Placing a Baby for Adoption

By Grant Kirsh of Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. posted in Placing a Baby for Adoption on Monday, July 6, 2015. Placing a baby for adoption can be a difficult decision.  Some people refer to this as putting up a baby for adoption or giving up a baby for adoption.  Some birth parents choose to work […]

Continue Reading

Not All Adoptions are Bad

There are a number of people, particularly women, who gave up their baby for adoption, and in some cases were forced to give up their babies for adoption years ago. Fortunately, that practice does not happen like it use to. But, there was a time in Indiana, and in the country, where young women were […]

Continue Reading

Mutual Respect in Adoption

Respect in adoption is important. It is not often that I criticize a birth mother, but this past week, we had a situation involving a woman that was incredibly selfish, uncaring, unreasonable, and completely irresponsible. That is not the typical birth mother who makes and adoption plan, or gives her baby up for adoption, but […]

Continue Reading

The Infamous Adoption Red Flag

As an adoptive parent, you are either aware of, or will soon become aware of “red flags” though your adoption process. There are no hard and fast rules as to what constitutes a “red flag” when dealing with someone who may be having second thoughts of their adoption plan or, worse yet, scamming you or […]

Continue Reading

To Serve, or Not to Serve . . . That is the Question

Serving a named father with notice of an adoption is always the safest course of action. If an expectant mother is not willing to identify the father, prospective adoptive parents have the options of accepting the risk or passing on the opportunity to adopt. In our experience, few men who are served with notice, actually […]

Continue Reading