Expanding your family is an exciting idea, but it is not without its challenges. Adoption requires many steps to be taken, and many stringent requirements to be met, and these are different depending on whether you are adopting a newborn through domestic adoption, a child through the Florida foster care system, or a child from a foreign country. No matter what your circumstances are, if you want your adoption to go as smoothly as possible, you should hire a qualified Seminole adoption attorney. The laws surrounding adoption can be intricate, so it’s always a good idea to speak with someone like Julia J. McKee, Esq, before moving ahead with your adoption petition.
There are so many routes to adoption, and options to choose from, and Julia will take the time to help you understand all the potential outcomes, and help you select the right path for your family. The paperwork and court process may differ, depending on things like: age of the child, their country of birth, the physical/mental health status (of both child and prospective parents), same-sex couples looking to adopt, paternity of the child, open vs. closed adoption, and many other variables. Adoptions may take many months, or even years, to finalize, but working with a good lawyer can expedite this process, and save you some headaches along the way.
When you’re ready to bring a child into your life through adoption, reach out to us and ask for your free consultation!
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