Whether you are just starting to explore adoption or are searching for an adoptive family, you have the right to honest answers to your questions and to support and counseling throughout the process. Although ultimately you may be giving up your legal rights to the child, you still are in the driver’s seat as to how you want your adoption to occur. For example, you have the right to choose the adoptive family and be as specific as you want regarding the qualities you wish them to possess. You have the right to ask for pictures and letters to update you on the child’s status for up to 18 years. You have the right to determine how much contact you want with the adoptive family during and after the adoption.
Here are some questions YOU have the right to have answered:
If you have questions about adoption, or if you are interested in adoption information, please contact Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. ([email protected] or 813.258.3355). The attorneys at Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. have focused their practice on adoption law for a combined total of over 120 years and have helped complete adoptions for thousands of pregnant birth mothers.