There are many logistical requirements and criteria to become an adoptive parent in the State of Texas; the most important, and yet unspoken, of which is that you are fully committed to becoming an adoptive parent. Our Texas adoption attorneys are happy to provide you with an overview of what to expect throughout the adoption process so that you can make an informed decision.
In Texas, the following are requirements for prospective adoptive parents:
It is not necessary to be married in order to pursue adoption. Many single parents go through the adoption process with great success.
Once you have decided on adopting, you must decide what type of adoption you wish to pursue. This can include adopting older children or infants, adopting domestically or internationally, and adopting with the intent of continued communication with the birth parent or not.
The process typically then unfolds like this:
Each step in the process can come with its own unique challenges. Our Texas family law attorneys can help you navigate these issues and work towards achieving your goal of becoming an adoptive parent.
Adoption is a wonderful thing. Unfortunately, the adoption process can be confusing, frustrating, and time-consuming. At Blanchard & Thomas, we have navigated that road many, many times with our clients. If you are looking to adopt a child, having a good Texas adoption lawyer who knows the process and can efficiently guide you through your case can take away your stress so you can focus on your family. We take great pride in helping prospective parents adopt happy children to complete their family. We can help you through every step of the process from the application to the day you take your new child home with you for the first time.
Our firm understands the frustrations that can arise in any legal process, but especially when the future of you and a potential addition to your family is on the line. We help you anticipate any problems and work through each step of the process in an informed way. Each of our Texas adoption attorneys has been recognized for their accomplishments and can be trusted to handle your case with diligence and compassion.
For skilled representation through the adoption process in Texas, contact us at (866) 219-6119 today.