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

Aside from Kirsh & Kirsh NOT requiring the pregnant women, with whom they work, to meet with a counselor, as some adoption agencies require, there is another BIG difference. A counselor or social worker employed by an adoption agency has an inescapable conflict of interest. Adoption agencies get paid a placement fee if an adoption […]

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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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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 (http://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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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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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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Why “placing a child for adoption” versus “giving up a child for adoption”

When adoption agencies, adoption attorneys, and other adoption professionals talk with birth mothers or expectant mothers about the pregnant adoption option, they refer to the birth mother’s (expectant mother’s) decision as a plan. If she decides to pursue adoption, she has made an adoption plan. If she decides to parent, she has made a parenting […]

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