Making Adoptions Go Smoothly For Families
Adding a child to your family through adoption is an exciting and joyful time. Successfully completing an adoption, however, is not always an easy task. In order to ensure this process goes smoothly, it is important to work with a lawyer who has a complete understanding of these laws. A lack of understanding of these laws could result in expensive delays or even the denial of an adoption.
Knowledgeable Counsel Guiding You Through The Adoption Process
At Lindsey & Lacy, PC, we have helped many families across the state of Georgia to expand their family unit through adoption. Our Peachtree City adoption attorneys provide knowledgeable counsel and advice on every part of the adoption process. There are few lawyers in Georgia with our level of knowledge of these processes.
Attorney Richard Lindsey has helped families with every type of adoption. Having adopted twice himself, Rick understands the emotional stress and anticipation felt by adoptive parents during the legal adoption process.
Comprehensive Adoption Attorneys
Accordingly, our firm's attorneys provide comprehensive, individual attention to each client in every adoption they handle. We can guide your family through every part of the adoption process, including:
- Intrastate adoptions
- Interstate adoptions
- International adoptions
- Stepparent adoptions
- Relative custody and adoption
- Surrogate adoption (assisted reproductive techniques involving a third party)
- Adoptions by single or unmarried persons
- Agency adoptions and finalization
- DFCS finalization
Adoptions in Georgia require background checks, termination of parental rights of the birth parents, petitions for adoption and final approvals related to name change and issuance of the new birth certificate. We are ready to guide you through each and every step of the process. Our lawyers recognize that time is of the essence in every adoption and will work tirelessly to ensure that there are no undue delays. Our firm also helps clients establish permanent or temporary guardianships over the children in their care.
Contact Lindsey & Lacy, PC
Call 770-486-8445, or complete our online contact form to schedule a consultation.