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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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Child Adoption in Indiana

Do We Have To Reside In Indiana To File Adoption Proceedings For Child Born In Indiana?

No. As of July 1, 2021, HB 1448 eliminated the residency requirement of the adoption code in Indiana, previously codified at Indiana Code 31-19-2-2, which provided that a “resident of Indiana” may file a petition for adoption in Indiana courts. With the change made by HB 1448, the statute now states that “an individual” who […]

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unplanned teen pregnancy option

My Teenaged Daughter Is Pregnant. She Is Not Ready To Be A Mother. What Should I Do?

As the father of three sons and having been married for over 46 years, I often recall what my father used to tell me about being a parent: “Steve don’t worry; it is just the first twenty years that are the hardest.”  I remember him telling me that when my boys were toddlers and going […]

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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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find family to place baby up for adoption

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Can I Pick The Family?

ABSOLUTELY, if you work with Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”). Years ago, pregnant women, who had unplanned or untimely pregnancies would go to adoption agencies to put up for adoption their babies, or more correctly, make adoption plans for their newborns. The agencies used their own criteria to decide who would […]

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Medical bill assistance and adoption plan

I Don’t Have Medicaid Or Insurance. I Plan To Give My Baby Up For Adoption. Will I Have To Pay My Own Medical Bills?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), do not make insurance or Medicaid a requirement for us to help an expectant mother or birth mother give up her baby for adoption, or more correctly, make an adoption plan for her baby. We work with a company that will assist you with […]

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contacting adoption attorney for placing baby for adoption

What Will Happen When I Submit a Contact Form Or Otherwise Contact Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) About An Unplanned Or Untimely Pregnancy?

That is a great question! The short answer is that you “are driving the bus.” Tell us where you want to go, and we will tell you how to get there. More precisely, you tell us what information you want about our adoption program and placing a baby up for adoption, or more correctly, making […]

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Birth Mother adoption Consultant

An Adoption Agency Told Me That I Should Not Work With Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH’) Because They Represent The Adoptive Parents And Don’t Care About Birth Mothers. Is That True?

While Kirsh & Kirsh usually represents the prospective adoptive parents, it is ABSOLUTELY untrue that Kirsh & Kirsh does not care about birth mothers. Nothing could be further from the truth. Over the last 35+ years of arranging adoptions in Indiana, we have earned an excellent reputation with expectant mothers and birth mothers because of […]

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Give Up My Baby For Adoption

I don’t Know If I can live With Myself If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption

In our 35+ years of experience, having worked with numerous expectant mothers with adoption throughout Indiana, we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), believe all women thinking about placing their babies up for adoption, or more correctly, making adoption plans for their babies, share the same concern. However, many women, with untimely pregnancies […]

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