Adoptions

The North Dakota/Minnesota Adoption Attorney

Adoption is the legal recognition of a relationship between a parent (or parents) and a child (or children) who are not biologically related, in which the new parents take on the responsibility of the care, education, and development of the child. Given the various requirements of North Dakota adoption law, the services of a Fargo family law attorney with thorough knowledge of the adoption process is advisable. Most states have specific criteria for adopting a child, and North Dakota and Minnesota are no different. The adoption attorney team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is prepared to guide prospective adoptive parents through the adoption process, helping ensure that every detail has been tended to and to represent you at any court hearings.

Typically, adults who are deemed to be a fit parent are eligible to adopt a child. Both married and unmarried couples can adopt a child, and single adults have options available to adopt. O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is prepared to help you sort through myriad details in the adoption process, whether you’re looking to adopt, or if, for one reason another, you need to put up your child for adoption. You will need at adoption attorney. In any case, there’s an emotional component to adoption, and having a knowledgeable North Dakota/Minneosta adoption attorney at your disposal to help you understand family law terminology and expectations as you adjust to a change in your family’s dynamic is ideal. If you are considering adoption, please contact us today at (701) 235-8000.

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