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FOSTER CARE / DCS ADOPTION

Time to hire an adoption attorney?

You have come to the right place!  Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. has been handling adoptions  in Indiana for nearly 40 years and handles foster care/DCS adoptions from every county in Indiana.

Foster Care / DCS Adoption

If you have custody of a child as a foster parent or a child has been placed with you by the Department of Children Services, we can help you understand the process of adopting the child and, perhaps, even obtaining an adoption subsidy.

We are happy to speak with you by telephone, without cost or obligation, to answer questions about your particular situation.

Please explore the resources on this page and throughout our website. When you're ready, click here to get this exciting process started.

Adoption attorney, Grant Kirsh, handles all of our foster care adoptions and is recognized as a leader in foster care adoptions in Indiana.

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Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. will assist you with the following in your foster care/DCS adoption:

  • Filing and finalizing your adoption
  • Negotiating adoption subsidies
  • Name change for the child(ren)
  • Provide instruction to obtain new social security cards with names and new numbers for the child(ren)
  • Issuance of new birth certificates with new names and your names for the child(ren)

Grant is happy to speak with you by telephone, without cost or obligation, to answer questions about your particular situation. Please either call Grant at 317-575-5555 or click here so that Grant can reach out to you.

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I Cannot Afford To Pay Attorney Fees. Will I Have To If I Contact Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption?

No. If you contact Kirsh & Kirsh about placing your baby up for adoption, or more correctly, making an adoption plan for your baby, you will not pay attorney fees. In the 35+ years and THOUSANDS of successful, newborn adoptions Kirsh & Kirsh has arranged, Kirsh & Kirsh has NEVER charged birth parents or a […] Keep Reading

Post Adoption Contact Agreements in Indiana

Indiana Code 31-19-16 allows for post adoption contact agreements (PACA) between adoptive parents and biological parents that are willing to sign a consent to the adoption.  Indiana Code 31-19-16.5 allows for post adoption contact agreements between siblings that are being adopted.  The former happens much more often than the latter. This is because siblings are […] Keep Reading

I Don’t Want My Baby To Go Into Foster Care. Will That Happen If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption Through Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”)?

If you put up your baby for adoption, or more correctly, make an adoption plan for your baby, through Kirsh & Kirsh, your baby will NOT go into a foster home. Years ago, local adoption agencies routinely placed children into foster care before allowing the adoptive parents to bond with the newborns, but Kirsh & […] Keep Reading

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