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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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Indiana Local Adoption Agency

An Adoption Agency Said That I Should Not Work With Adoption Attorneys KIRSH & KIRSH, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) Because They Represent The Adoptive Parents And The Adoption Agency Represents Me?

Actually, a local adoption agency or national adoption agency will probably tell you that they represent everyone in the adoption triad – the birth mother, adoptive parents, and child. Kirsh & Kirsh is not an adoption agency. We do not claim to represent the legal interests of everyone. As the Bible says, no one can […]

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Giving Baby Away In Indiana

My Friend Said That Giving My Baby Up For Adoption Is The Like Giving The Baby Away

“Giving away” in that context suggests that you are getting rid of, or discarding, the baby as you might with an old pair of shoes. A woman who has the strength and courage to entrust the life of her precious child to another set of parents is NOT one who has GIVEN AWAY her child. […]

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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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Putting baby up for adoption in Indiana

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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Giving up baby for adoption Indiana

Do I Have To Meet Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“KIRSH & KIRSH”) To Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

No, you do not have to meet anyone from Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, in person, if you would like information about putting your baby up for adoption. We will provide the information in the manner you find helpful – email, FaceTime, Zoom, telephone, email, and etc. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, have found that […]

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