The adoption process is something that you need to prepare for because it can be difficult. While the end result is beautiful, you have to think carefully about the steps that you have to take to get there. It is very important that any person who is considering adoption take the time to understand what they will need to do to make the adoption go smoothly.
You also have to make sure that you understand the responsibilities that you are going to have once the adoption is final. When you finalize the adoption, you are committing to caring for the child for his or her entire life. It also means that if you and your spouse end up divorcing, the adopted child will go through the exact same child custody process as biological children go through.
We can help you out with every aspect of the adoption. Whether you are considering adopting an older child or an infant, you will likely have some questions about what the process will entail. We can help you to understand the adoption laws in Texas so that you can move forward with the information you need.
There are sometimes challenges that come with the adoption process. For example, you will need both birth parents to consent to the adoption if you are working on a stepparent adoption. This means that the noncustodial parent would have to relinquish his or her rights. This isn't an easy situation, but we can help you out with this aspect of the process, as well as any other aspect you need assistance with.