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Newborn And Infant Adoption: Bringing A Baby Into Your Life

“However parenthood comes to you, it is a miracle.”

The Law Office of Rebekah Brown-Wiseman, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, represents individuals and couples who wish to adopt a baby whether a newborn or an infant.

Today, most domestic newborn or infant adoptions are open adoptions, whereas most international adoptions are closed adoptions. In open adoptions, the birth mother and adoptive parent(s) meet and become acquainted before the birth of the baby. Birth mothers and adoptive parent(s) may discuss whether they want to have any continuing contact after the adoption and if so, what kind. It is important to have an adoption lawyer put any such plans in writing.

Domestic newborn and infant adoptions are usually matched placements or privately-arranged:

  • Matched placement adoptions: In a matched placement, the birth mother selects the adoptive parents from profiles they prepared by perspective adoptive parents. Contact adoption lawyer Rebekah Brown-Wiseman if you desire to have your profile prepared and made available to birth parents.
  • Privately arranged or dedicated placement adoptions: In this type of adoption, the adoptive parents find the birthmother themselves. If you have already chosen a birth mother, contact Fort Lauderdale adoption attorney Rebekah Brown-Wiseman to understand your legal rights, prepare a written agreement between you and the birth mother and prepare all the pleadings and accompanying legal documents to finalize your adoption.

Adoption attorney Rebekah Brown-Wiseman will clearly describe the steps in the process and will provide information on the time and costs involved in domestic newborn or infant adoptions.

A home study is required for newborn or infant adoptions unless the child is already a relative. Many adopting parents have at least a little bit of anxiety when meeting with their adoption social worker conducting their home study. In addition to adoption attorney Brown-Wiseman’s legal experience, she has a masters in social work with a concentration in children and families and will offer you helpful tips on dealing with your social worker and advise you on specific circumstances that may arise as you deal with your social worker.

Are you hoping to adopt a newborn or infant? To arrange a consultation with a skilled adoption attorney, please email adoption lawyer Rebekah Brown-Wiseman or call her at 954-563-1331. From her office in Fort Lauderdale, adoption attorney Brown-Wiseman represents clients who seek to adopt a baby throughout Broward County and Palm Beach County, Florida. Babies are born everyday and each one needs a loving home. Call today and open your home and your heart to a little bundle of joy.

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