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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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Give up baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Will I Ever See The Child Again?

Probably. No one can honestly provide a guaranteed “Yes” to that question. However, at Adoption Attorneys, Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), over the last nearly 40 years of handing adoptions in Indiana and beyond, rarely does an adult adoptee tell us that she or he would not welcome meeting their birth parents. On […]

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Local IN Adoption agency

What Is The Advantage Of Local Adoption Agency Verses A National Adoption Agency?

In some ways, that is like asking which is better—chocolate or vanilla ice cream. The question suggests that there are only two choices – chocolate or vanilla – national vs. local adoption agencies. As with ice cream, there are other choices. When it comes to adoption, the other choice of an adoption professional is an […]

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open adoptions 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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Giving up baby for Adoption in Indiana

I Am Really Uncertain About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption. What Should I Do?

GET MORE INFORMATION about adoption from a kind, experienced, compassionate adoption professional. In our 90 years of combined, legal, experience arranging adoptions, we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) have identified the two most common reasons why an expectant mother is uncertain about placing a baby up for adoption, or more correctly, making […]

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Give my baby up for adoption in hospital

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Do I Have To See Or Take Care Of The Baby In The Hospital?

No. Every birth mother who places her baby up for adoption, or more correctly, makes an adoption plan for her baby, comes to peace with her decision in her own way. At Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., we will honor whatever decision you make regarding seeing and/or caring for the baby in the hospital. […]

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Do I Have To Stay With The Adoption Agency I Contacted When I First Thought About Giving Up My Baby For Adoption?

No, you do not. Sometimes an expectant mother will contact a local adoption agency or national adoption agency because the adoption agency has a slick website or because the agency has advised the birth mother not to work with an adoption attorney. Occasionally, a birth mother will find that the adoption agency is too rigid […]

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Putting the baby Up for adoption

I Am Afraid That If The Father Of The Baby Finds Out I Am Thinking About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption, He Will Use Adoption Against Me In A Custody Battle

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have heard this concern many times over the 38+ years our firm has handled adoptions in Indiana. In fact, our 4 attorneys have over 90 years of experience practicing adoption law. In our considerable experience, we have never heard of a baby’s father trying […]

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Consent to adoption before baby is born

Can I Sign A Consent To Adoption Before The Baby Is Born?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) get this question a lot when we meet with expectant mothers considering giving their babies up for adoption, or, more correctly, making an adoption plan for their babies. Some women want to sign a consent to adoption before they give birth to prevent themselves […]

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