Adopting a child is a wonderful, life-changing event and we applaud any couple who is considering adoption. At the same time, we understand the adoption process is not easy as there are many legal issues to deal during the adoption process.
Woods and Matlock are divorce and family law attorneys Frisco TX. However, we specialize not just in divorce cases but also in helping families adopt one or more children. The following are some ways in which we can help you make your adoption dreams a reality.
Choosing an Adoption Option
Some of the many ways to adopt a child include open adoption, closed adoption, foster parent adoption, agency adoption and international adoption. if you aren’t sure which option is right for you, we can help you assess your family and financial situation and find the adoption route that works best for your particular situation.
We can explain to you what you need to do before you attempt to adopt a child and prepare you for the paperwork you will face throughout the adoption process. We will provide you with guidance and counsel that will reduce stress during what could otherwise be a very stressful occasion.
Handling the Process
Once you start the adoption process, we will handle legal tasks as they arise. We can help you create a contract and negotiate expenses with a birth mother or surrogate mother, talk to biological fathers who are unwilling to give consent to an adoption that a biological mother has already approved and more.
We take pride in placing children with loving families who want to love and care for them. Once you hire us, we will stick with you throughout the whole adoption process and do everything in our power to ensure it is completed in a timely and fully legal manner.