Sometimes Blessings Fall From the Sky!

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Congratulations to our newest adoptive family. Sometimes blessings fall from the sky!

Another joyous adoption!

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  We are so happy for this sweet family that became official today! A huge thanks to Lowndes County Probate Judge, Judge Huelett, for making this happen. ____

How do I prepare my kids for an adoption?

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Here at the Adoption Law Firm, we hear a lot of concern about introducing an adopted child to their new siblings. Here are the practices we have found most helpful: 1. Involve them in the process as early as possible. … Continue reading »

Embryo Adoption + One Family’s Story

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Embryo Adoption can seem like a new, somewhat confusing concept. The linked article explains one family’s journey in deciding to place their embryos up for adoption after a successful round of IVF and two more children. Click the link to read … Continue reading »

Adoptions Decline, Need for Foster Homes Rising

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It’s no surprise that the number of adoptions in America have been declining. Meanwhile, the number of children needing foster homes has increased. What factors play into this? The article below presents an interesting read to those wanting to know … Continue reading »

Congratulations are in order!

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Congratulations to this precious grandmother-granddaughter duo! Some of the best people you will meet. We are so happy for these two!

Powdered Wigs, Amal Clooney, and Joseph Kony

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  The first three things that pop into my head when I hear “The Hague” are (1) Powdered Wigs, (2) Amal Clooney, and (3) Joseph Kony. In an effort to decrease the number of people like me with a minimal … Continue reading »

Alabama Adoption Proceeding

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The legal proceeding for adoption is different in every state. Compared to other states, Alabama’s legal proceeding for adoptions is fairly simple. Typically, there is one legal proceeding that follows physical placement of a child in your home, which is … Continue reading »

Congratulations to this amazing family!

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Congratulations to this amazing family that added a new member today! And a huge thank you to Judge Elizabeth North for making it possible.

What is a Putative Father Registry?

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What is a Putative Father Registry? The Alabama Adoption Code defines a putative father as, “the alleged or reputed father.” A state’s Putative Father Registry serves to protect the rights of birth fathers in the case that their child is … Continue reading »