Adoption Without Parental Consent

Adoption Without Parental Consent

Is it possible to complete an adoption without parental consent? The answer depends upon what type of adoption we’re talking about and of course the unique circumstances of each case. In a CA stepparent adoption, the custodial parent whose spouse is trying to adopt...
How Much is a Stepparent Adoption?

How Much is a Stepparent Adoption?

A quick review of websites advertising stepparent adoption reveals that most attorneys or document preparation services who advertise their prices offer a low “flat fee” for most stepparent adoptions. It’s important to remember that the fee listed is most likely just...
Getting Guardianship of a Child

Getting Guardianship of a Child

Guardianship is intended to be a temporary solution for families who find themselves unable to care for a minor child, either due to medical, financial, or some other hardship. A guardianship puts the parents’ rights on hold and gives rights to the guardian (like the...
Adopting During Covid-19

Adopting During Covid-19

We are all trying to navigate these very strange times and it’s still difficult to guess just how far-reaching the health and financial effects of Covid-19 will be. Obviously, for those waiting to bring home a child they are adopting internationally, the additional...