Adoption Law

Adoption law has evolved greatly over time, with more people than ever opting for open adoptions or international adoptions. New methods of adopting a child have made the field of law more complex and have opened up both new opportunities and new challenges for parents adopting a child or giving up a child for adoption. Whether you are giving up your baby, adopting a child through an adoption agency, choosing private adoption, or adopting a step-child, there are many different legal requirements to be aware of. For more information and a better understanding of when and how to adopt and what the rules are for birth parents changing their minds or giving up their rights, read the articles and answers to frequently asked questions in this section.