Contact Menu

Foster Care Adoption

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.

Grant-Kirsh---fca

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.

Handling Foster Care/DCS Adoptions in

Contact Us

ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS

BLOG POSTS ABOUT FOSTER CARE ADOPTION

Time For Every Season

As the Bible says in Ecclesiastes 3:1, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven . . . .” For prospective adoptive parents waiting and wondering if a birth mother will ever choose them, time passes at a glacial pace. They fear that they will never realize their dreams […] Keep Reading

I don’t know if I can do an adoption – I think it will kill me not to be with my child

Most importantly, do NOT believe anyone who tells you that giving a baby up for adoption, or more accurately, making an adoption plan for a baby is easy. IT IS NOT. In fact, it is hard to imagine a more difficult decision than parting with a child – especially, the mother of a newborn who […] Keep Reading

Does a Birth Mother have to Identify the Father of the Baby to Make an Adoption Plan for placing their baby for adoption?

This question gets asked a lot. The answer depends on the state in which the adoption will be filed and the relationship of the father to the birth mother or expectant mother. As an extreme example, states typically protect the rights of the birth mother’s husband more than the rights of a rapist. Most birth […] Keep Reading

LET'S CONNECT