Hire Hillman as Your New York Adoption Lawyer
Finalizing an adoption is a joyful event! But, the process leading up to finalization can be stressful and overwhelming. The legal process can be difficult. Whether you want to adopt a stepchild, relative, or are interested in traditional adoption, a skilled attorney can help guide you through the process.
We help with a wide range of adoption legal matters and can represent anyone, including:
- Singles and married couples
- Birth parents
There are many types of adoption, and each case is unique. Here are some of the most common adoption cases we handle:
Stepchildren adoptions are common and occur when a parent remarries and the new spouses wants to adopt their spouses child. Often times the other parent is absent from the life of the child and the new parent wants to have the legal rights and responsibilities of parenting. Hillman law can help you sort out all the legalities of this process.
When a child’s parents are unable to care for their children, often a grandparent goes through the process of adopting the child. Sometimes these are tragic cases with a lot of stress. Having lawyer help you through the process will make everything go smoothly.
This traditional type of adoption grants a person, or couple, the legal parenting rights to child. Oftentimes these cases involve abuse, neglect, or other traffic reasons. It can be almost necessary to include a lawyer in these cases.
Whatever your reason for adoption, we know this is probably an exciting time in your life. Hillman Law can assist you in understanding your rights and obligations when to establish legal status as a parent. Contact us today.