Adoptions

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Looking to adopt or need information on putting your child up for adoption? Our West Columbia family law attorneys at Hall & Hall Attorneys at Law can put our knowledge and more than 45 years of legal experience to work for you. We can help you look into adoption plans and help you decide the right course of action. All of our discussions remain confidential.

We are able to provide our legal advice and aid on a variety of adoption-related issues, including but not limited to:

  • Domestic adoption
  • Contested adoption
  • Foster care adoption
  • Stepparent and relative adoption
  • Second parent adoption
  • Same sex adoption
  • Interstate adoption
  • Private adoption

We can also offer advice to individuals dealing with unplanned pregnancy and provide birth parent representation, as we deal with issues such as the termination of parental rights. Because adoption law is such a complex subject, it is imperative to have a family law attorney on your side who is both caring and educated. At Hall & Hall Attorneys at Law, we can provide this representation for you.

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It is important to know that there are unique nuances in adoption law. For example, while all residents can adopt a child, children can only be placed with residents of the state, except under special circumstances (such as when there is an out-of-state relative).

There are many important factors that must be handled in terms of adoption, such as:

  • Getting the birth parents' permission to adopt their child.
  • Getting the child's permission if he / she is 14 years or older.
  • You must have all childcare costs approved by the court.
  • A statement must be sworn and signed by the person / agency giving up the child.
  • A full placement investigation must be completed (which evaluates whether your home is suitable, whether you are emotionally mature and financially stable, background checks, etc.).
  • You will have to complete a course or counseling prior to finalizing the adoption.

As you can see, having a proficient and reliable legal firm on your side is a must if you intend to navigate through the intimidating waters of the adoption process. To retain the legal experience you need, contact Hall & Hall Attorneys at Law today and request your consultation.

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