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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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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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Give up my baby for adoption Indiana

What Will My Friends Think Of Me If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

While that question may affect how you guide yourself in many decisions, you will likely never have a decision more impactful or consequential than the decision to place your baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for your unborn or soon-to-be-born newborn. An adoption plan impacts not only your life but, more importantly, your […]

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If I Think I Might Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Can I Leave The Father Out Of It?

The answer depends on the state in which the adoptive parents file the adoption. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), try to file all adoptions in Indiana, even those involving births outside of Indiana. We can file an adoption in Indiana if the adoptive parents reside in Indiana or the child is […]

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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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Indiana Lawyers for placing my baby for adoption

Wait . . . Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) Are Lawyers?!?! How Can Lawyers Help Me Put Up My Baby For Adoption?

Yes, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh are lawyers, as the name suggests, and, YES, we can help you find a wonderful, loving, amazing home for your precious newborn or soon-to-be-born baby if you choose to give up the baby for adoption, or more correctly, make an adoption plan for your baby. Additionally, we […]

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Adopt My Baby Indiana

If I Use Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) To Find A Family To Adopt My Baby, How Do I Know It Will Be A Good Family?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh understand that every woman facing an unplanned or untimely pregnancy, who seriously considers giving up her baby for adoption or, more correctly, making an adoption plan for the baby, wonders the same thing. In fact, if a woman is not certain that her baby will have a loving, […]

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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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Putting up baby for adoption in Indiana

I Have A Friend Who Is Pregnant. How Do I Get Her To Think About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption?

First, it is very important to remember that she is the mother of the child and has the right to make parenting decisions. It is okay to offer advice and guidance, but it is not your place to impose your judgment on her. A good, non-judgmental way to start a conversation with a pregnant friend […]

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