Adoption

What Should You Consider Before Adopting?

Many couples want to have children when they marry, yet some couples are unable to have children of their own. Often these families look to adoption as a way to start a family. In 2016, over 12,000 children were in the custody of the state of Georgia, but the year prior just 843 children were […]

I Want to Adopt My Stepchild

The bond between a parent and a child is unlike any other, and can exist between a stepparent and a stepchild just as well. Oftentimes, a stepparent would like to legally adopt his or her stepchild. As a stepparent, you have no legal parental rights. For instance, if your spouse became incapacitated, died, or you […]

How an Attorney Can Assist You in Your Adoption Process

Deciding to adopt a child can be a very exciting time in one’s life, but beginning the process can seem overwhelming once you realize all that is involved. Because of this, many people decide that an adoption attorney is not only helpful, but in many ways necessary. Below are some reasons why a person may […]