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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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I Am Pregnant And Not Ready For A Baby But Do Not Want To Abort The Baby. What Can I Do?

Your options include asking a friend or family to help you raise the child or raise the child for you. You might find an adoption agency to provide short-term foster care for the child. You could give birth and invoke the Safe Haven Law by leaving the baby at a fire or police station or […]

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I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption, But I Am Married. Do I Need My Husband’s Consent To The Adoption?

Probably, but not always. In most states, including Indiana, a husband and wife have the same parental rights to a child born during the marriage or within some time, usually a year of less, of a divorce. However, Indiana adoption statutes only require the consent to adoption of husband who is a biological parent of […]

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THINKING ABOUT GIVING MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION

I Am Pregnant And Thinking About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption But Do Not Want A Lot Of People To Know. Is That Possible?

Yes. When an expectant mother or birth mother contacts us, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C., to help her find a loving, secure home for their unborn or recently born newborn, we do not involve any of the birth mother’s family or friends, unless she wants them involved. Having the support of family and […]

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I Am Afraid That If The Father Of The Baby Finds Out I Am Thinking About Putting The Baby Up For Adoption, He Will Use Adoption Against Me In A Custody Battle

We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), have heard this concern many times over the 38+ years our firm has handled adoptions in Indiana. In fact, our 4 attorneys have over 90 years of experience practicing adoption law. In our considerable experience, we have never heard of a baby’s father trying […]

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Putting Up Baby For Adoption

The Process Of Putting A Baby Up For Adoption Seems Overwhelming. I Don’t Even Know Where To Begin.

Contact a national adoption agency, local adoption agency, or an adoption law firm, like Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”).  While we, at Kirsh & Kirsh, cannot make the decision easy for you – no one can do that, we can simplify the process. Our 4 attorneys have over 90 years of […]

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