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 thousands of step parent and second parent adoptions and would be happy to explain the procedure and answer all of your questions, without cost or obligation.
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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