Michigan Adoption Services

Attorney for Birth Mothers

Attorney for Birth Mothers

Attorney for Birth Mothers If you are a birth mother considering an adoption plan for your child, whatever the reason, I believe you have real courage. This is not an easy option to consider and, I believe, usually chosen with the best interest of the child at heart. As an att… Read More
Attorney for Adoptive Parents

Attorney for Adoptive Parents

Attorney for Adoptive Parents The decision to adopt is a significant one. You may have considered adoption as a possibility for a long time, or you may have reached the decision to adopt after years of infertility treatments. Or you may be adopting a grandchild or a niece or neph… Read More
Direct Placement Adoption

Direct Placement Adoption

Direct Placement Adoption Michigan law allows a legal parent to choose unrelated prospective adoptive parents for her child and to transfer physical custody of the child to the prospective adoptive parents for purposes of adoption. This is known as a Direct Placement Adoption… Read More
Step-Parent Adoption

Step-Parent Adoption

Step-Parent Adoption A step-parent adoption occurs when the custodial parent marries and his or her spouse petitions to adopt the custodial parent’s child, requesting termination of the noncustodial parent’s parental rights for purposes of adoption. The custodial par… Read More
Interstate Adoption

Interstate Adoption

Interstate Adoption The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) governs, among other things, the ability to transport children across state lines for purposes of adoption. When the prospective adoptive parents are located in one state and the birth mother… Read More
Adult Adoption

Adult Adoption

Adult Adoption An adult adoption is one in which the adoptee is over 18 years of age. Individuals do not often think of an adult adoption, but it is a possibility. People may seek adult adoption for a number of reasons, but the most common that I have encountered a… Read More
Relative Adoption

Relative Adoption

Relative Adoption In Michigan, a relative adoption is one which occurs between individuals who are closely related, as defined by the statute. I will help you to determine if you fall within the defined relationship. However, even if the relationship is not close enou… Read More

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