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Adoption Law

Guidance through the entire adoption process.

Adoption is the process through which a child and parent or parents form a legal parent-child relationship that did not exist before. Most adoptions happen before the child reaches age 18, but Ohio law also allows for adults to be adopted under certain circumstances.

  1. Stepparent and relative adoptions
  2. Private infant placement – domestic
  3. Private infant placement – interstate
  4. Infant placement through a private agency
  5. Adoption from a public child welfare agency
  6. LGBT
  7. Adult

We represent:

  1. Prospective adoptive parents
  2. Prospective birth parents – both mothers and fathers
  3. Relatives seeking adoption of children or adults

We offer:

  1. Assistance with the federal and Ohio adoption tax credits
  2. Negotiating favorable adoption subsidies for children with special needs
  3. Strategies for connecting with birth parents or choosing adoptive parents

We understand that the process can appear daunting but, like most every profession, experience provides wisdom. We are a law firm of two female lawyers. We are located across High Street from The Shops at Worthington Place in Worthington Ohio.

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