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Giving up baby for adoption Indiana

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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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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Adopt My Baby Indiana

If I Use Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) To Find A Family To Adopt My Baby, How Do I Know It Will Be A Good Family?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh understand that every woman facing an unplanned or untimely pregnancy, who seriously considers giving up her baby for adoption or, more correctly, making an adoption plan for the baby, wonders the same thing. In fact, if a woman is not certain that her baby will have a loving, […]

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Child Adoption in Indiana

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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I Am Pregnant And Not Ready For A Baby But Do Not Want To Abort The Baby. What Can I Do?

Your options include asking a friend or family to help you raise the child or raise the child for you. You might find an adoption agency to provide short-term foster care for the child. You could give birth and invoke the Safe Haven Law by leaving the baby at a fire or police station or […]

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Living expenses for adoption plan In Indiana

How Do Living Expenses Work In An Adoption?

Living expenses in an adoption are intended to make the expectant mother’s life easier — not act as an inducement for a birth parent to give up a baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for a baby. Indiana Law allows adoptive parents to give money to expectant and birth mothers for […]

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If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Can I Pick The Family?

ABSOLUTELY, if you work with Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”). Years ago, pregnant women, who had unplanned or untimely pregnancies would go to adoption agencies to put up for adoption their babies, or more correctly, make adoption plans for their newborns. The agencies used their own criteria to decide who would […]

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putting my baby up for adoption

I Am Not Due For Several Months. Is It Too Early To Speak With An Adoption Agency Or Adoption Attorney About Putting My Baby Up For Adoption?

No, if you contact Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”). While some national adoption agencies and local adoption adoptions do not want to invest time with a newly pregnant, expectant mother or birth mother, we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, are happy to talk with you about adoption whenever you are ready, no […]

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Meeting An Attorney At Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) Was Not As Scary As I Had Imagined

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, expectant mothers, and birth mothers have told us time and time again. Adoption Attorney Steve Kirsh traveled to Northwest Indiana on Saturday, April 17th, to meet birth parents considering giving their baby up for adoption, or more correctly, making an adoption plan for their soon-to-be-born baby. They met during non-peak […]

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