Experienced Adoption Lawyers
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Adoption is a life-changing decision. It can be very emotional for the
birth mother, the adoptive parents, and the rest of the family, especially
if there are any complications or disputes. It may be comforting to know
that we at Arizona Family Law Attorneys have mediated stressful and legally
complex adoption situations.
Why Choose Our Phoenix Metro Adoption Attorneys?
- 15+ years’ combined experience on your case
- One-on-one service and compassionate counsel
- Affordable rates & flexible appointments
- 100% focused on family law—no distractions
Bringing a family together through adoption is a joyous occasion at the
end of an intensive process. Our experienced Phoenix family law lawyers
are committed to clearing the way for a smooth and happy conclusion. Our
client-focused law firm handles adoption matters throughout Tempe and
Step-by-Step Guidance You Can Trust
We have heard too many horror stories of people who tried to handle their
own adoption needs without legal counsel. We can personally guide you
through the adoption process. Our role is to clear any obstacles and ensure
that clients meet all the statutory requirements in order for the judge
to finalize the adoption.
Our legal team provides diligent and compassionate counsel for:
Stepparent adoptions: We help with each step of the formal adoption of a stepchild, including
voluntary or involuntary termination of the parental rights of biological parents.
Grandparent and relative adoptions: We represent grandparents or other family members who want to keep a child
or group of siblings in the family when those children have been orphaned,
abandoned, or removed from the care of their parents.
Private adoptions: We assist couples who have found a baby to adopt by negotiating adoption
agreements with the birth mother for medical and living expenses, or coordinating
with an adoption agency to facilitate the paperwork.
DCS adoptions: Our firm’s founder, Attorney Shawnna Riggers, is authorized to facilitate
foster care adoptions (children under the care of Department of Child Safety)
We can assist you from start to finish and protect your rights at every
step. We draft and review documents, and find a qualified social worker
to conduct a home study. We can track down absent parents to gain their
consent and advocate for you in the adoption hearing.
Considering Adoption? Our Phoenix Family Law Attorneys Can Answer Your
The county or the state attorney general's office can facilitate consented
adoptions, but they tend to be slow and unresponsive and problems can
arise even in uncontested cases. At our firm, you will have direct contact
with a Phoenix family law attorney, and we promptly return all calls.