Towson Stepparent Adoption Attorney

Assisting Maryland clients through the adoption process is generally one of the happiest areas of the practice here at the law firm of Stuart C. Axilbund, Attorney at Law. Being a part of the expansion and creation of new families is rewarding and gratifying to the attorney here.

Through the firm's services, stepparents are able to formally adopt their spouses' children and gain the legal rights and obligations associated with parenthood.

Generally, the process is simple, assuming the biological parent either consents to the adoption or is deceased. With any legal endeavor, however, problems may arise. It is important to have a trusted and qualified lawyer to help you understand each step.

Stepparent Adoption Process

Initially, a prospective stepparent must file a document with the court requesting permission to adopt the children. There is legal paperwork that must be completed correctly. The attorney here will make sure everything is accurate in order to minimize time delays or problems.

There must be a termination of the biological parent's rights. To do this, consent must be given by that parent. Stuart C. Axilbund is experienced and knows the requirements for obtaining consent and dealing with situations when consent cannot be obtained.

After this step is completed, there is a hearing where everything is finalized. This is often where the parties celebrate with family and friends.

Regardless of the difficulty involved, you can trust that at Stuart C. Axilbund, Attorney at Law, your needs and goals will be the utmost priority and the attorney here is dedicated to helping you succeed and build a new family.

Protect Your Rights | Stuart C. Axilbund, Attorney At Law | Baltimore County Termination Of Parental Rights Lawyer

Call 410-670-8425 or contact the firm online to schedule a consultation. Appointments are available between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with evening hours by request. The firm’s office is located within a few blocks of the Baltimore County Circuit and District courts. Free parking is provided. Credit cards — Visa and MasterCard — are accepted. German translation is available.