Denton County Adoption Attorneys
Helping Families in Highland Village, Flower Mound, Lewisville, & Carrollton
Whether you are at the beginning of your adoption journey, need help bringing your child home, or are in contact with a birth parent or an agency, we are privileged to walk you through this process with peace of mind and full legal protection of your rights.
Many of our clients have waited a long time to have a child. Whether you are seeking a private or an agency adoption, an open or closed adoption, make sure that you protect your rights as the adoptive parent.
For assistance on your case, send us a message or call (972) 402-6367 today.
Adoption continues to be a viable choice for couples seeking to have a family or grow their family. Yet, adoption law can be confusing and complex, with one mistake costing you far more than money, especially in the case of international adoptions.
It is wise to retain the services of an attorney who is knowledgeable and capable of guiding clients through adoption, including:
- Grandparent adoption
- Stepparent adoption
- Domestic adoption
- International adoption
- Surrogacy agreements and assisted reproduction
- Open or closed adoption
- Private or agency adoption
What is the adoption process in Lewisville, TX?
The adoption process in Lewisville, TX involves several steps. First, you will need to complete an application and submit it to the adoption agency or attorney. Then, you will undergo a home study where a social worker will assess your suitability as an adoptive parent. After the home study is approved, you will be matched with a child and go through the legal process of finalizing the adoption.
Can I adopt if I am single or unmarried?
Yes, you can adopt if you are single or unmarried. The adoption process does not discriminate against individuals based on their marital status. However, it is important to note that the requirements and regulations may vary depending on the adoption agency or family law attorney you work with.
What is an open adoption?
An open adoption is a type of adoption where the adoptive parents and the birth parents have some form of ongoing contact and communication. This can include sharing identifying information, exchanging letters or emails, and even visits. Open adoptions allow for a greater level of transparency and can benefit the child by maintaining connections to their birth family.
What is a closed adoption?
A closed adoption is a type of adoption where there is no contact or communication between the adoptive parents and the birth parents. In a closed adoption, the identifying information of the birth parents is not shared with the adoptive parents, and vice versa. This type of adoption was more common in the past but has become less common in recent years.
What is the difference between domestic and international adoption?
Domestic adoption refers to the adoption of a child within the same country. International adoption, on the other hand, involves adopting a child from another country. The process and requirements for domestic and international adoption can vary significantly, so it is important to work with an experienced adoption attorney who can guide you through the specific procedures for each type of adoption.
Protect Your Rights with Experienced Family Law Attorneys
When it comes to family law matters, having a skilled and knowledgeable attorney by your side can make all the difference. At North Texas Family Lawyers, our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to providing top-notch legal representation for clients in Lewisville, TX, and the surrounding areas.