Seeing your baby for the first time as a newborn is a dream for many parents. They picture bringing their baby home from the hospital, designing a nursery, and rearing him or her from the start. Adopting a child in Georgia is an option that many unmarried people, same-sex couples, and couples battling infertility consider. A private adoption may be ideal if you're looking to adopting a child and bringing it into your family.
It is called a "private adoption" when the birth mother chooses the adoptive parents for her child. Adoptive parents can form a close relationship with the birth mother while she is pregnant and adopts a newborn at the time of birth, even if some mothers plan to put their older children up for adoption.
Private adopting a child in Georgia can be divided into two categories: agency adoption and independent adoption. If you decide to go with a private adoption, a lot will rely on the expert you choose to work with and the required services.
Networking and referrals from friends and family can help some potential adoptive families locate a match with pregnant parents. An adoption attorney is the only professional you need to adopt a kid safely and legally.
Your primary adoption professional for independent adoption is Tom Tebeau, who will provide all of the services necessary to adopt an infant, including advising you during your match process, obtaining the necessary consent, coordinating the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICPC) process, and legally finalizing the adoption.
Adoptive parents might work with a reputable agency to find a suitable birth mother or family for their child. In agency adoptions, Tom Tebeau can assist you in understanding the agency contracts and assessing potential adoption matches. The adoption process will be completed in Georgia once the child is born and placed with you.
Regardless of whether you go with an adoption agency or go alone, you'll need the assistance of an experienced adoption lawyer to ensure that adopting a child in Georgia goes smoothly.
If you are looking to adopting a child in Georgia, we have the local legal expertise you need to complete the private adoption procedure successfully. In addition, we can help you find other top adoption experts if you need further assistance in adopting a kid.
Please contact Tom Tebeau to set up a consultation to learn more about adopting a child in Georgia or discuss our newborn adoption services.