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Step-Parent Adoption

STEP-PARENT ADOPTION

Step Parent Adoption

If you have a child or children and would like your husband, wife, or significant other to become their legal parent, the legal process is step parent adoption or second parent adoption. It can be accomplished with or without the consent of the other biological or legal parent, depending upon the circumstances.

Over the last 30 years, Joel Kirsh has assisted with many step parent and second parent adoptions and would be happy to explain the procedure and answer all of your questions, without cost or obligation.

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

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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 […] Keep Reading

I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption, But I Am Married. Do I Need My Husband’s Consent To The Adoption?

Probably, but not always. In most states, including Indiana, a husband and wife have the same parental rights to a child born during the marriage or within some time, usually a year of less, of a divorce. However, Indiana adoption statutes only require the consent to adoption of husband who is a biological parent of […] Keep Reading

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 […] Keep Reading

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