Why Adopt- Protecting from an Unstable or Unfit Parent

July 18, 2019

Bringing a new child into your family is one of the most joyful events that you can experience.  There are a variety of ways to expand your family, and adoption is one of these options.  Through adoption, you can not only add to your own circle, but also provide a loving home for a child […]

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Unknown Fathers and Termination of Parental Rights

June 7, 2019

There are very few remedies in law that are as final as termination of parental rights.  Terminating parental rights cuts off all the legal ties between the parent and the child.  Unlike a custody modification, a parent whose rights have been terminated cannot later seek to reverse the termination or regain parenting time with the […]

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Adoption, IVF, and Custody

October 12, 2018

Expanding your family to include more children is an exciting prospect.  As science progresses, couples who have struggled with fertility are now able to take advantage of in vitro fertilization to improve their chance of conceiving.  Adoption is yet another wonderful way to enlarge your family.  Unfortunately, when the parents’ relationship falls apart and divorce […]

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Step-Parent Adoption

November 13, 2017

Starting a new family after a previous marriage has disintegrated is an exciting time.  Having a step-parent for your child that is caring and loving is a wonderful way to expand your child’s support network.  The optimal situation is to have both the biological parents as well as all step-parents cooperate for the benefit of […]

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