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Adoption Process For Giving Up Baby

What Is The Process If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) get asked this question a lot. While we cannot speak for national adoption agencies or local adoption agencies, we try to make the process as easy, uncomplicated, and stress-free as possible, with the CLEAR UNDERSTANDING that a birth parent’s decision to give up their […]

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Open Adoptions Indiana

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Want To Do A Temporary Adoption. Is That Possible?

We, at Loving Adoptions by Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) recently received a message through www.LovingAdoptions.com, in which a pregnant woman asked us that question. We responded: “Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we are probably not your best adoption. We do not do temporary adoptions. However, we do open adoptions in which […]

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Giving up baby for adoption Indiana

I Met With (Or Spoke To) Another Adoption Agency About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption And I Have Decided To Keep The Baby. What Should I Do?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) cannot speak for adoption agencies, but we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, would NEVER pressure, or try to make, a birth mother feel bad about her decision to parent her child. We understand that she has the ABSOLUTE right to parent her child. Likewise, we […]

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Gifting Child For Adoption

How Does The “Gift Of Adoption” Apply To Me If I Am A Birth Mother Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption?

Many birth parents think of giving prospective adoptive parents the gift of a child as the meaning of the “Gift of Adoption.” Yes, of course, enabling a family to realize their dream of parenthood is unquestionably an AMAZING gift, as close to GOD-LIKE as any gift imaginable. In fact, it is hard to think of […]

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Giving up baby for adoption in Indiana

Can I Change My Mind About Giving Up My Baby For Adoption?

YES, as long as you do so prior to signing a consent to adoption, and under Indiana law, a birth mother CANNOT sign a valid consent to adoption before she gives birth. Indiana adoption statutes make clear that a pre-birth consent by an expectant MOTHER is not valid. We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, […]

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT GIVING MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION

I Am Confused And Don’t Know What To Do About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption

Not surprising! If you have never put up a baby for adoption, or more correctly, made an adoption plan for a baby, how could you possibly know what to do? Especially, since most of the information you get from your friends is probably wrong or biased toward their personal feelings about adoption. The media does […]

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Putting baby up for adoption in Indiana

I Am Not A Teenager. In Fact, I Have Other Children. Can Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH’) Help Me Give Up My Baby For Adoption?

YES! You might assume that newborn adoptions almost always involve teenaged birth mothers, but believe it or not, most expectant mothers are closer to 30 years of age than 16, and most have another child or children. In our experience, teenage moms are less likely to put up their babies for adoption (or, more correctly, […]

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Placing baby for adoption in 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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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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