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Adopt.


Complete your family through adoption.

I am experienced and dedicated to you.

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Adopt.


Complete your family through adoption.

I am experienced and dedicated to you.

Hello!

Adoption creates a new legal relationship and ends the legal relationship between the child and their biological parents. Because of this, adoption is a major legal, financial, social and emotional step for everyone.

Williams Family Law Practice is a law firm dedicated to adoption, and I look forward to joining you on your adoption journey.

Cheers,

 
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I AM PREGNANT

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WE WANT TO ADOPT

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Adoption questions, answered.


Adoption questions, answered.


Do we really need an adoption attorney?  

YES, working with an expert in adoption law ensures that your adoption proceeds smoothly. In choosing the attorney that is right for your family, consider an attorney who provides an easily understood explanation of adoption methods and helps you develop a legally secure plan.

Can we remain in contact with the birth parent(s) following the adoption?

YES, post-placement agreements, are just that... agreements. You may remain in contact at your comfort level. It is important here to have an attorney who will clarify the options for post-placement arrangements  with birth parent(s) and draft or review an agreement that ensures best interests are served.

Do you have to live in Kansas in order to adopt a child born in Kansas?

NO, The Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (ICPC) is a compact among all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands that creates uniform legal and administrative procedures for adoption that cross state lines. You need an attorney who understands the ICPC and can facilitate an adoption across state lines.  

Should we seek the services of an adoption attorney even if we are adopting through an agency?  

YES, the agency's attorney is working for the agency, and may not be looking out for what is best for you and your family. In this case, you should have your own attorney who will review and negotiate adoption agency contracts to ensure to your interests are served.

Is there a possibility that the adoption might fail after investing considerable time and money?  

YES, all adoptions involve some risks and you will need an attorney who will be prepared to walk away if a situation seems risky at the outset before large amounts of money and time are invested.