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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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Living expenses for adoption plan In Indiana

How Do Living Expenses Work In An Adoption?

Living expenses in an adoption are intended to make the expectant mother’s life easier — not act as an inducement for a birth parent to give up a baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for a baby. Indiana Law allows adoptive parents to give money to expectant and birth mothers for […]

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Give Baby For Adoption

I Have An Unplanned Pregnancy. Why Shouldn’t I Just Give The Baby To My Best Friend Who Wants The Baby Rather Than Going To The Trouble Of Arranging An Adoption, Which I Heard Is Difficult And Expensive?

Firstly, adoption is NOT expensive for birth mothers – IT COSTS NOTHING FOR BIRTH PARENTS. Most national adoption agencies and local adoption agencies, and adoption law firms, like Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) receive payment for their services from the adoptive parents – birth parents pay nothing. Secondly, even though, we, […]

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African American adoptions

I Have Heard That There Are Not Many Families Wanting To Adopt African-American Babies. Is That True?

Nationally fewer families express interest in adopting Black babies than White babies. However, we at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., have lots of carefully screened, loving, prospective adoptive parents who cannot wait to welcome an African-American baby into their hearts and homes. While some local adoption agencies and national adoption agencies may have few […]

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Hoping to adopt a baby in Indiana

How Old Do I Have Be To Adopt A Newborn?

Coincidentally, this morning, we, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”) received separate inquiries from our website, www.IndianaAdoption.com, from 18- and 19-year-olds, interested in adopting newborns and wanted to know if they were old enough to adopt. Indiana adoption statutes do not specify a minimum age to adopt. However, as adoption attorneys, […]

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Birth Mother adoption Consultant

An Adoption Agency Told Me That I Should Not Work With Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH’) Because They Represent The Adoptive Parents And Don’t Care About Birth Mothers. Is That True?

While Kirsh & Kirsh usually represents the prospective adoptive parents, it is ABSOLUTELY untrue that Kirsh & Kirsh does not care about birth mothers. Nothing could be further from the truth. Over the last 35+ years of arranging adoptions in Indiana, we have earned an excellent reputation with expectant mothers and birth mothers because of […]

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Giving up for adoption

I Gave Up My Baby For Adoption. Can I Get The Baby Back?

It depends on the state in which the adoption agency or adoption attorney files the adoption and what the birth mother signed allowing the child to be placed for adoption. If the birth mother signed a consent to adoption in Indiana, Indiana law does not allow a birth parent the right to change the right […]

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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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Placing Baby For Adoption

I’m Thinking About Placing My Baby Up For Adoption, But What If The Baby Is Born With A Birth Defect?

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), cannot speak for local adoption agencies or national adoption agencies, but over the 35+ years and numerous successful adoptions we have arranged, we have NEVER walked away from a sick baby. We have had babies with Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, hemophilia, and even one […]

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