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Giving Baby Up For Adoption

I am Pregnant and Thinking About Giving My Baby Up for Adoption. What Happens When I Contact an Adoption Agency?

Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), based in Indiana, is not an adoption agency so we cannot tell you what will happen if you contact an adoption agency, but we can tell you what will happen if you contact us. If you are pregnant and thinking about giving up your baby for […]

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Last minute hospital adoption

Life after an Adoptive Placement

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have arranged adoptions in Indiana for more than 35 years, involving thousands of successful placements. Recently, after having a consent to adoption signed at a hospital, I, Steve Kirsh, went to the birth mother’s nurses’ station to give the nurses the chart copies of […]

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Safe Haven Adoption Law

What is the Difference between Taking Advantage of a Safe Haven Law and Adoption?

The Safe Haven Law in Indiana, codified at Indiana Code § 31-34-2.5, enables a person to leave a child, who is not more than 30 days old, at certain safe places like fire stations and hospital emergency departments without fear of criminal liability for child abandonment or neglect. We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, […]

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Adoption counseling

How Does Counseling For Birth Parents at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) Differ From Adoption Agency Counseling?

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, strongly believe in the benefits of counseling, especially for pregnant women considering giving their babies up for adoption or, more correctly, making an adoption plan or placing their baby up for adoption. Few decisions in one’s life are more consequential than that one, but Kirsh & Kirsh does NOT require […]

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Unplanned Pregnancy counseling

If I Am Giving Up My Baby For Adoption Do I Have To Speak With A Counselor?

Some adoption agencies and states require adoption counseling for pregnant women considering adoption. We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), do not require that expectant mothers and birth mothers, who have contacted us to help them find an adoptive home for their babies, participate in counseling. We offer counseling and, in […]

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pregnant mom adoption choices

I Am Not Ready To Talk With Anyone About Creating An Adoption Plan But Would Like A Brief Overview

We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), an adoption law firm, have arranged THOUSANDS of successful adoptions, over the last 35+ years. We help expectant mothers find adoptive parents for their babies and prospective adoptive parents match with birth mothers, thinking about giving up a baby for adoption (making an adoption plan). We […]

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Giving up baby for adoption without fathers consent

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Don’t Know If The Father Will Object

Some women thinking about giving up a baby for adoption, or more correctly “making an adoption plan for their baby,” choose not to identify the father for various reasons, which Indiana Law allows and is the subject of a previous blog (https://www.indianaadoption.com/can-i-give-up-my-baby-for-adoption-even-if-the-father-doesnt-want-me-to/). But, sometimes, the father knows of the pregnancy and possibly the adoption but […]

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Give up my baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption, What Will I Feel Years From Now?

What I tell all expectant moms, is that if you make any life decision based upon solid reasons, those reasons will bring comfort when you question your decision. However, even the best, most rational, well-thought-out decision can also cause sadness. Most certainly, every woman who has ever placed a baby for adoption second guesses themselves […]

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Thinking Of Placing MY Baby For Adoption

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 […]

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