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Scared to place baby for adoption

I Am Scared To Meet An Adoption Attorney Or Agency To Talk About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), understand your fear. Like many national adoption agencies and local adoption agencies, we receive lots of completed contact forms from birth mothers and expectant mothers who have visited our website, www.IndianaAdoption.com, but who then ghost us after initially reaching out to us. We can […]

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African American adoptions

I Have Heard That There Are Not Many Families Wanting To Adopt African-American Babies. Is That True?

Nationally fewer families express interest in adopting Black babies than White babies. However, we at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., have lots of carefully screened, loving, prospective adoptive parents who cannot wait to welcome an African-American baby into their hearts and homes. While some local adoption agencies and national adoption agencies may have few […]

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Give my baby up for adoption in hospital

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Do I Have To See Or Take Care Of The Baby In The Hospital?

No. Every birth mother who places her baby up for adoption, or more correctly, makes an adoption plan for her baby, comes to peace with her decision in her own way. At Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., we will honor whatever decision you make regarding seeing and/or caring for the baby in the hospital. […]

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THINKING ABOUT GIVING MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION

I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Do Not Want A Lot Of People To Know. Is That Possible?

Yes. When an expectant mother or birth mother contacts us, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., to help her find a loving, secure home for their unborn or recently born newborn, we do not involve any of the birth mother’s family or friends, unless she wants them involved. Having the support of family and […]

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I PLAN TO PUT UP FOR ADOPTION

The Birth Father Thinks I Am Lying When I Told Him That He Is The Father Of The Baby That I Plan To Put Up For Adoption. What Do I Do?

Assuming the father of the baby is not your husband and assuming he has not legally established paternity of the child, meaning through a court proceeding or paternity affidavit, if you live in Indiana or place your baby with an Indiana family, what the father of the baby believes does not matter. Of course, you […]

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Birth Mother adoption Consultant

An Adoption Agency Told Me That I Should Not Work With Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH’) Because They Represent The Adoptive Parents And Don’t Care About Birth Mothers. Is That True?

While Kirsh & Kirsh usually represents the prospective adoptive parents, it is ABSOLUTELY untrue that Kirsh & Kirsh does not care about birth mothers. Nothing could be further from the truth. Over the last 35+ years of arranging adoptions in Indiana, we have earned an excellent reputation with expectant mothers and birth mothers because of […]

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abortion or give up baby for adoption

I am not ready for a baby but cannot decide if I should have an abortion or give up the baby for adoption

A woman with an unplanned pregnancy has other options, including, the most obvious, figuring out how to parent the child, finding a family member or friend to help, and arranging temporary foster care, to name a few. For the purposes of this blog, let’s assume you have explored those options and others, and have concluded […]

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putting baby up for adoption

The Father Of The Baby And I Are Still Together. Can He Be Involved In Putting The Baby Up For Adoption?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) welcome a cooperative, birth father’s involvement in an adoption. Unfortunately, not often is the father of the baby as interested in participating in the adoption plan as he was at being present for the conception of the baby. Recently, I met an expectant mother […]

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Putting the baby Up for adoption

I Am Afraid That If The Father Of The Baby Finds Out I Am Thinking About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption, He Will Use Adoption Against Me In A Custody Battle

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have heard this concern many times over the 38+ years our firm has handled adoptions in Indiana. In fact, our 4 attorneys have over 90 years of experience practicing adoption law. In our considerable experience, we have never heard of a baby’s father trying […]

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Give Up baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Who Names The Baby?

The answer will surprise most people. Both the birth mother AND adoptive parents name the baby, but not necessarily the same name. Sound confusing? It is not. After the baby is born, the person at the hospital in charge of birth records, usually the hospital registrar or birth certificate clerk, will ask the birth mother […]

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