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open adoptions Indiana

Do Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) Do Open Adoptions?

YES! We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, help create adoption plans which both the prospective adoptive parents and the birth parents find agreeable. Most birth mothers would like to receive letters and photos from the adoptive parents letting them know that their children are healthy and happy and simply to satisfy their curiosity about what the […]

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pregnant and cannot raise baby

I Am Pregnant And Not Ready For A Baby But Do Not Want To Abort The Baby. What Can I Do?

Your options include asking a friend or family to help you raise the child or raise the child for you. You might find an adoption agency to provide short-term foster care for the child. You could give birth and invoke the Safe Haven Law by leaving the baby at a fire or police station or […]

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Living expenses for adoption plan In Indiana

How Do Living Expenses Work In An Adoption?

Living expenses in an adoption are intended to make the expectant mother’s life easier — not act as an inducement for a birth parent to give up a baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for a baby. Indiana Law allows adoptive parents to give money to expectant and birth mothers for […]

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Give Baby For Adoption

I Have An Unplanned Pregnancy. Why Shouldn’t I Just Give The Baby To My Best Friend Who Wants The Baby Rather Than Going To The Trouble Of Arranging An Adoption, Which I Heard Is Difficult And Expensive?

Firstly, adoption is NOT expensive for birth mothers – IT COSTS NOTHING FOR BIRTH PARENTS. Most national adoption agencies and local adoption agencies, and adoption law firms, like Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) receive payment for their services from the adoptive parents – birth parents pay nothing. Secondly, even though, we, […]

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putting my baby up for adoption

I Am Not Due For Several Months. Is It Too Early To Speak With An Adoption Agency Or Adoption Attorney About Putting My Baby Up For Adoption?

No, if you contact Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”). While some national adoption agencies and local adoption adoptions do not want to invest time with a newly pregnant, expectant mother or birth mother, we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, are happy to talk with you about adoption whenever you are ready, no […]

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Hoping to adopt a baby in Indiana

How Old Do I Have Be To Adopt A Newborn?

Coincidentally, this morning, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) received separate inquiries from our website, www.IndianaAdoption.com, from 18- and 19-year-olds, interested in adopting newborns and wanted to know if they were old enough to adopt. Indiana adoption statutes do not specify a minimum age to adopt. However, as adoption attorneys, […]

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Give Up baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Who Names The Baby?

The answer will surprise most people. Both the birth mother AND adoptive parents name the baby, but not necessarily the same name. Sound confusing? It is not. After the baby is born, the person at the hospital in charge of birth records, usually the hospital registrar or birth certificate clerk, will ask the birth mother […]

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Give up Baby For Adoption At Hospital

I Gave Birth To A Baby And Plan To Give The Baby Up For Adoption. Can I Just Leave The Baby At The Hospital And Walk Out AMA?

Leaving a hospital against medical advice (AMA) puts you at risk for medical complications, which could threaten your future well-being and even your life. Additionally, abandoning the baby at the hospital, before signing a consent to adoption, will cause the hospital to contact Child Protective Services (CPS) – Department of Children Services (DCS). Once DCS […]

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Instead of foster care putting my baby for adoption

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 & […]

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Placing my baby for adoption

IF I GIVE UP MY BABY FOR ADOPTION, CAN I SELECT THE ADOPTIVE PARENTS?

Because the Adoption Law Firm of Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) has one of the largest adoption programs in the Midwest, and possibly the United States, we can offer expectant mothers and birth parents a wide range of carefully screened, independently investigated, prospective adoptive parents who cannot wait to welcome a baby into […]

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