Adding to a family is one of the most joyous parts of our practice.  However, adoption is a complex legal process that works best in the hands of an experienced attorney.  Our firm offers experienced services in the following types of adoption:

  • Agency adoptions (through a private adoption agency or the Department of Family and Children Services).
  • Independent adoptions (private adoption by a non-relative).
  • Stepparent adoptions.
  • Adoptions by blood relatives.
  • Domestication of Foreign adoptions.

Contested adoptions, in which a biological relative or legal guardian objects to
the adoption is an emotional and complicated legal process.  This generally requires extension litigation so choosing the right attorney is critical. Our Cobb County and surrounding area adoption Attorneys at Syrop and Ingle are among the few attorneys in Georgia who have successfully litigated contested adoption cases.  This experience provides insight into evaluating your particular circumstances and allows our attorneys to provide you with honest advice regarding what to expect throughout your contested adoption process.

Georgia adults seeking to adopt must be at least twenty-five years old (or twenty-one if you are a relative), or married, and at least ten years older than the child.  Perhaps most importantly, they must be financially, mentally, and physically ready for parenthood.  Anyone seeking an adoption in Georgia generally must pass a home study, which is an inspection of your home and interview about your personal readiness to adopt.  The exact process depends upon the type of adoption that is filed.  Our experienced Georgia adoption lawyers help clients understand and prepare for these visits as well as the process from start to finish.

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