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If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption, Will DCS Get involved In The Adoption?

No. The Indiana Department of Children Services (“DCS”) will not get involved BECAUSE you place a newborn for adoption. DCS investigates children in need of services, children who suffer from neglect or abuse, sometimes referred to as “CHINS.” A child placed for adoption through an adoption law firm, like Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & […]

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Is It Too Late To Give My Baby Up For Adoption After I Have Brought The Baby Home From The Hospital?

No, it is not too late. Over the last 35+ years, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have helped a number of birth mothers, throughout Indiana, put their babies up for adoption (make adoption plans) after they have left the hospital with the babies. In many, but not all, of […]

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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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I Am About To Deliver And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Cannot Leave My Home Because Of The COVID-19 “STAY AT HOME” Orders. What Are My Options?

Many pregnant women, in Indiana and around the country, thinking about placing a baby for adoption (making an adoption plan for your unborn baby) share your concern. You already face an impossibly difficult decision. You may feel that the stay-at-home order adds insult to injury and might wonder, “How much more can I take right […]

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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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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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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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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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How Do I Put My Baby Up for Adoption?

To “put my baby up for adoption” means first and foremost, you love your baby. Women do not “give up my baby for adoption” and frankly they do not “put my baby up for adoption.” What they do is love their baby and want for their baby a life they know, at this moment in […]

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