Adopting your stepchildren can be a mutually beneficial decision for the family. By adopting your stepchildren, you’re taking the first step towards forming a foundation to build a solid relationship. With adoption, the bond between you and your stepchild becomes legally binding – you have a say in the child’s education, financial and medical decisions.
At Smith & Smith, our attorneys understand the rewarding experience that comes with adopting a child you already love and care for as your own. The adoption process can be difficult to navigate on your own, and we take pride in offering our legal expertise to successfully guide you through your journey.
If you’re a grandparent who is seeking the adoption of a grandchild, you should not take on the complex adoption process without the skilled legal guidance of a dedicated attorney from Smith & Smith. Our attorneys are well versed in family law matters and have helped countless of clients through the adoption process.
Grandparent adoption falls under the category of kinship adoption, which is adoption by another family member or relative. There are a number of benefits inherent to grandparent adoptions that may simplify the process. Because of the emotional and familial bond you have with your grandchild, courts will likely prefer you over other adoption parties.
At Smith & Smith, we understand that adoption is a worthy endeavor, and our dedicated attorneys are here to stand by you every step of the way. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.