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ADOPTION – CHANGING YOUR LIFE FOREVER
Are you Considering Adoption?
Welcoming a new child, or children, into your family is one of the greatest joys in life. Many families in Pennsylvania are interested in adoption, but not aware of the legal steps ahead to ensure that it is carried out in the most efficient and ethical way possible. The laws can be very confusing and we want to ensure that you understand the importance of consulting with an experienced attorney.
Adoption is the process where a person assumes the parenting of a child, from that person’s biological or legal parent(s). In so doing, all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, are fully transferred from the biological parent or parents. Unlike guardianship or other systems designed for the care youth, adoption is intended to effect a permanent change in status.
Mullaney & Mullaney will guide you through both private and agency adoptions to support:
- Newborn adoption
- Stepparent adoption
- Foster parent options
- International adoption
- Assisted reproductive technology (ART) – fertility medication, in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, and surrogacy
Support for Expectant Mothers
We also provide services for expecting mothers who are weighing the options available to create the best life possible for their child. Making a decision that will offer the best life possible for your child is both difficult and life-changing. If you or someone in your life is thinking through this option, it’s critical that you understand all of the options available. Our experienced attorneys will listen to your personal situation and wishes, and answer any questions you may have. We provide a warm, fully confidential environment to discuss the process in Pennsylvania. We will also help you understand the many resources available to help you select a safe and stable family, and plan for your child’s future.
Schedule a confidential, obligation free initial consultation by contacting our office today at 610.584.4416.