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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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Do I Have To Meet Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) To Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

No, you do not have to meet anyone from Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, in person, if you would like information about putting your baby up for adoption. We will provide the information in the manner you find helpful – email, FaceTime, Zoom, telephone, email, and etc. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, have found that […] Keep Reading

Do We Have To Reside In Indiana To File Adoption Proceedings For Child Born In Indiana?

No. As of July 1, 2021, HB 1448 eliminated the residency requirement of the adoption code in Indiana, previously codified at Indiana Code 31-19-2-2, which provided that a “resident of Indiana” may file a petition for adoption in Indiana courts. With the change made by HB 1448, the statute now states that “an individual” who […] Keep Reading

I Have A Friend Who Is Pregnant. How Do I Get Her To Think About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption?

First, it is very important to remember that she is the mother of the child and has the right to make parenting decisions. It is okay to offer advice and guidance, but it is not your place to impose your judgment on her. A good, non-judgmental way to start a conversation with a pregnant friend […] Keep Reading

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