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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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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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Can I give up my baby for adoption even if the father doesn’t want me to?

Many expectant mothers thinking about giving their babies up for adoption, or more correctly, making an adoption plan for their unborn babies, ask this question. Most importantly, if you are considering placing your child for adoption, it is critical that you consult with experienced adoption attorneys, like Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) about […]

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How to Improperly Handle an Adoption

A hospital social worker called us today to ask us an adoption question. Steve Kirsh travels around the state of Indiana to present to hospital social workers and nurses on current adoption law trends in Indiana, how adoptions should be handled properly, and how they are sometimes handled improperly. The social worker called us to […]

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Choosing an Indiana Adoption Agency or Adoption Attorney

  Picking an Indiana adoption agency or indiana adoption attorney to work with to adopt a child can be a daunting task. Just this week I had another conversation with a potential client that voiced their frustration in their decision to go with a national adoption agency in their pursuit to become parents. Unfortunately, I […]

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Not All Adoptions are Bad

There are a number of people, particularly women, who gave up their baby for adoption, and in some cases were forced to give up their babies for adoption years ago. Fortunately, that practice does not happen like it use to. But, there was a time in Indiana, and in the country, where young women were […]

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Internet Adoption Advertising — Beware

Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers are sometimes tempted to use the internet to create an adoption plans for children (put their “baby up for adoption”). The Indiana Code and the cases interpreting those statutes specify the procedures and requirements which must be followed in order adopt a child. Failure to precisely follow the statutory […]

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Adoption Deception: Know Who You Are Working With

Adoption Deception: Michelle Greenberg was recently arrested in Indianapolis on charges relating to committing adoption fraud. The Affidavit for Probable Cause filed by the Indiana State Police alleges that Greenberg, working on behalf of Attorney Mark Reder-Yera, claimed to have had an expectant mother interested in making an adoption plan with prospective adoptive parents. According […]

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