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Category: Adoption

The Importance of Adoption for Same-Sex Couples in Florida: A Legal Perspective

Adoption for Same-Sex Couples in Florida

Introduction: In past years, significant strides had been made in the realm of LGBTQ+ rights, including the legalization of same-sex marriage. In more recent years some of those rights have been at risk.  there are still legal considerations that same-sex couples should be aware of, especially in states like Florida. This blog post will shed light on why same-sex…

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What is Adult Adoption?

Boca Raton Adult Adoption Attorney

Most people associate adoption with adults adopting babies or children. However, did you know that in Florida, an adult can legally adopt another adult? There are different reasons why someone might want to pursue an adult adoption, including adopting someone with special needs to make sure they have proper legal guardianship and care, adopting a foster child or stepchild…

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How do I “Give My Baby Up” for Adoption?

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If you are thinking of making an adoption plan for your child, you may be wondering how you would start the process.  You don’t have to be an expert in adoptions, but it is important to consult with the right experts. The first step if you are considering adoption is to speak with one of our adoption professionals to…

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Important Changes to DCF Adoption Forms in Florida

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For years, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been using an antiquated form in certain adoption cases that goes against Florida statute and puts prospective adoptive parents in a difficult position. In cases involving dependency (child neglect or abuse), DCF was having prospective parents sign a form that consented to: Not filing an adoption petition without…

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