FAQ > Adoption
Frequently Asked Questions
Do biological grandparents have any rights after an adoption is finalized?
Do I have to be married to adopt?
Do I have to own my home to adopt?
Do I need an attorney to file for guardianship of my grandchild?
Do the adoptive parents have to go to court?
Does the birth mother have to go to court?
Does the birth mother have to have a lawyer?
Does the child have to go to court?
How do I choose an adoption agency?
How do I find a child to adopt?
If I am adopting a newborn will I be able to take the baby home from the hospital?
Is a child's consent necessary for adoption?
Is the birth mother and adoptive parents required to meet?
Is the court paperwork for the adoption public record?
Is there an income requirement to adopt?
Must the child be a minor to be adopted?
What are the legal steps in a typical adoption?