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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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Best adoption agency

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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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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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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Pregnant Adoption Help

I Don’t Like Talking By Telephone And Am Not Ready To Meet In Person. What Are My Options With Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”)?

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, understand that if you are pregnant and thinking about giving your baby up for adoption, or more correctly, making an adoption plan or placing your baby for adoption, you already face immense stress. Unfortunately, nothing we do will make your decision easy. However, we can make it easier by providing […]

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Adoption counseling

How Does Counseling For Birth Parents at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) Differ From Adoption Agency Counseling?

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, strongly believe in the benefits of counseling, especially for pregnant women considering giving their babies up for adoption or, more correctly, making an adoption plan or placing their baby up for adoption. Few decisions in one’s life are more consequential than that one, but Kirsh & Kirsh does NOT require […]

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Unplanned Pregnancy Choices

I Did Not Plan To Get Pregnant – Now What Do I Do?

Ask most people, and they will tell you that you have 2 options – parent or abort the baby, BUT consider another alternative – give the baby up for adoption or more correctly “make an adoption plan for the baby.” Firstly, unless you have already given birth, you don’t have to make a final decision […]

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pregnant mom adoption choices

I Am Not Ready To Talk With Anyone About Creating An Adoption Plan But Would Like A Brief Overview

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), an adoption law firm, have arranged THOUSANDS of successful adoptions, over the last 35+ years. We help expectant mothers find adoptive parents for their babies and prospective adoptive parents match with birth mothers, thinking about giving up a baby for adoption (making an adoption plan). We […]

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Giving up baby for adoption without fathers consent

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Don’t Know If The Father Will Object

Some women thinking about giving up a baby for adoption, or more correctly “making an adoption plan for their baby,” choose not to identify the father for various reasons, which Indiana Law allows and is the subject of a previous blog (https://www.indianaadoption.com/can-i-give-up-my-baby-for-adoption-even-if-the-father-doesnt-want-me-to/). But, sometimes, the father knows of the pregnancy and possibly the adoption but […]

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