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I PLAN TO PUT UP FOR ADOPTION

The Birth Father Thinks I Am Lying When I Told Him That He Is The Father Of The Baby That I Plan To Put Up For Adoption. What Do I Do?

Assuming the father of the baby is not your husband and assuming he has not legally established paternity of the child, meaning through a court proceeding or paternity affidavit, if you live in Indiana or place your baby with an Indiana family, what the father of the baby believes does not matter. Of course, you […]

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Give Up baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Who Names The Baby?

The answer will surprise most people. Both the birth mother AND adoptive parents name the baby, but not necessarily the same name. Sound confusing? It is not. After the baby is born, the person at the hospital in charge of birth records, usually the hospital registrar or birth certificate clerk, will ask the birth mother […]

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Give up Baby For Adoption At Hospital

I Gave Birth To A Baby And Plan To Give The Baby Up For Adoption. Can I Just Leave The Baby At The Hospital And Walk Out AMA?

Leaving a hospital against medical advice (AMA) puts you at risk for medical complications, which could threaten your future well-being and even your life. Additionally, abandoning the baby at the hospital, before signing a consent to adoption, will cause the hospital to contact Child Protective Services (CPS) – Department of Children Services (DCS). Once DCS […]

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Give Up Baby For Adoption

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'm Pregnant Need Adoption Help

I cannot believe I am pregnant again. What should I do?

At Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), we have worked with a number of birth mothers who put their babies up for adoption or, more correctly made an adoption plan for their newborns and returned to us with another unplanned pregnancy.  One such birth mother said that she was hesitant to call […]

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