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Three Things Adoption Attorneys Wish Adoptive Parents Knew

November 14, 2022

The adoption process can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming, but when you have guidance from a knowledgeable adoption attorney, the situation will be easier and less stressful. There are several things that adoption attorneys would like you to know as you go through the adoption process.

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Why Do You Need an Adoption Lawyer?

July 5, 2022

Whether you are planning to adopt a stepchild or are looking to adopt an infant or foster child, the process can be daunting. There are many requirements and regulations that can make the adoption process complex. An experienced adoption lawyer understands the many rules and will guide the adoption process from start to finish.

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How Long Does the Child Adoption Process Take?

May 23, 2022

Generally, adopting an infant in Wisconsin may take from six months to two years. Adoption of an older child may take slightly less time. An experienced adoption attorney will help guide the process and make it as fast and easy as possible.

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How to Begin the Process of Adopting a Child

March 28, 2022

Many people consider adopting a child. Every year, about 164,000 children are adopted in the United States, and even more are adopted from other countries. The decision to adopt is a big one, so it is helpful to learn how the process works before you begin.

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What Might Lead to a Stepparent Adoption?

September 21, 2020

When a child is born, he or she has two biological parents. Bio-parents are responsible for the care and welfare of their child until the child becomes an adult. Sometimes, a stepparent might want to adopt a stepchild. A stepparent adoption is a type of relative adoption, which is someone who is related by blood […]

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What Happens at a Stepparent Adoption Hearing?

September 16, 2020

Adoption by a stepparent can be one of the happiest times of life. Adoption will give all children in a blended family the same parents and everyone will be on equal footing. There are several phases to a stepparent adoption. The last phase is the final stepparent adoption hearing. You may wonder what to expect […]

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Overview of the Step-parent Adoption Process

September 11, 2020

More than half of families in the United States are remarriages or re-couples. According to the U.S. Bureau of Census, about 1,300 new step-families form every day. Since about half of marriages end in divorce, it is not surprising that many children reside in step-family homes. Many times, step-parents want to adopt their stepchildren to […]

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What is the Process for Step-Parent Adoptions?

April 24, 2020

Families come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing is for sure. Children do their best when they live in a strong family unit. According to the United States Census Bureau, about half of all families in the U.S. are made up of re-married or re-coupled people. On average, every day about 1,300 new […]

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Adoption Basics in Wisconsin

April 5, 2020

There is nothing more satisfying than providing a loving home for a child in need. Adopting a child is fulfilling and can be the ideal way to grow your family. There are some essential things to know about adoptions in Wisconsin before you make this important decision. The adoption process is not necessarily complicated but […]

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