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Giving Baby Up For Adoption Indiana

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption. How Much Will It Cost Me?

If you work with Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) or most other national adoption agencies or local adoption agencies, IT WILL NOT COST YOU ANYTHING! Also, in many states, prospective adoptive parents can help you with living expenses for such things as rent, utilities, food, transportation, and maternity clothes, in addition […]

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Giving My Baby Up For Adoption In Indiana

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption. I Don’t Want To Go To An Adoption Agency, But I Am Afraid To Talk To A Lawyer. What Should I Do?

We understand that the idea of talking to an attorney can be intimidating, especially if they are perceived as mean, aggressive, and argumentative. The good news is that the adoption attorneys at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), are nothing like that.  They and their full-time, professional, caring staff are kind and understanding, and […]

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Choosing adoption for my baby

I Am Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption. Do I Have To Involve The Father Of The Baby?

The answer varies by state and depends on whether you and the father of the baby are married or have been married to each other in roughly the year preceding the birth of the baby.  Because we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have our main office in Indiana, we can […]

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Gifting Child For Adoption

How Does The “Gift Of Adoption” Apply To Me If I Am A Birth Mother Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption?

Many birth parents think of giving prospective adoptive parents the gift of a child as the meaning of the “Gift of Adoption.” Yes, of course, enabling a family to realize their dream of parenthood is unquestionably an AMAZING gift, as close to GOD-LIKE as any gift imaginable. In fact, it is hard to think of […]

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Give up baby for adoption

Will Anyone Want My Baby If I Give It Up For Adoption?

YES! Nationally, anywhere between 40 and 80 families want to adopt EACH baby available for adoption. The COVID pandemic has made the waiting lists at many local adoption agencies and national adoption agencies grow even longer. Therefore, not only are there families wanting to adopt, birth mothers and birth parents have LOTS of choices. Being […]

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Placing my newborn for adoption

I Already Have Kids And Cannot Provide For Another One. What Are My Options?

The first question you should ask yourself — Is your inability to provide for another child temporary or will it last for the foreseeable future? If you only need a few days or a couple of weeks to be able to parent your child, then a close friend or family member may be able to […]

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adopt out my baby in Indiana

I Want To Adopt Out My Baby. Can I Keep It A Secret?

Even if you live outside of Indiana, if you work with us, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), we would, most likely, file the adoption in Indiana. Under Indiana Adoption Laws, adoption court records are STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL. Additionally, we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, will not involve anyone in the adoption whom […]

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Indiana Adoption Only Attorneys

Who Are Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”)? Can They Find A Good Adoptive Home If I Decide To Give Up My Baby For Adoption?

Answering the second question first – YES, Kirsh & Kirsh can help you find a wonderful, loving, carefully screened, and thoroughly investigated home for your baby if you decide to put up your baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for your newborn or soon-to-be-born baby. Kirsh & Kirsh is an adoption-only […]

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Indiana Pre-adoptive Homestudies

Does Indiana Require Pre-Adoptive Homestudies?

Yes, Indiana Code § 31-19-7-1(a) provides: “A child may not be placed in a proposed adoptive home without the prior written approval of a licensed child placing agency or the local office approved for that purpose by the department.” This includes a criminal check, as defined in Indiana Code § 31-9-2-22.5, of all persons, at […]

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