Statesboro Adoption Lawyer
Creating New Families in Georgia
Helping unite adoptive children with their new parents is a happy experience for the Brannen Law Office, P.C. Our Statesboro adoption attorney has made this dream come true for many families in and around the area. We provide dedicated legal service to help you navigate the adoption process so that you can one day assume the legal rights, responsibilities, and delights that all parents enjoy. If you are contemplating adoption, our firm is here to handle all of the legal details required to pursue your dream of parenthood.
Let our Statesboro adoption attorney help you through the adoption process. Contact the Brannen Law Office, P.C. at (912) 225-0066 to discuss your adoption needs today.
Georgia Adoption Laws
Adoptions can occur in several ways. Among the variables are private adoptions, domestic adoptions through official adoption agencies, interstate adoptions where the prospective parent or child is from another state, and international adoptions. Each has their own complexities and requirements which our firm can handle.
The following requirements apply to both married and unmarried Georgia residents:
- You must be at least 25 years old or else married and living with your spouse
- You must be at least 10 years older than the child you wish to adopt
- You must have lived in the state for the previous six months
- You must have the physical, emotional, and financial ability to have permanent custody of the child
Married couples must file to adopt jointly. The adoption process is completed through the courts, starting with a petition to adopt.
Georgia requires a home study to be done before you can file for adoption. The home study involves at least three separate visits, one of which must be conducted in your home. The study is done to gather important information about your qualifications, including information about your past and current health, your reason for adopting, your finances, your social backgrounds, your ability to adequately parent, your criminal history if any, and more.
Compassionate & Committed Legal Service
Adoption can be a complex and intimidating process. Our Statesboro adoption attorney is here to help you every step of the way. With our skilled guidance, you can begin the process of creating your new family today.
Scott is great a wonderful lawyer that goes above and beyond for his clients!- Crystal
This awesome team left no stones unturned handling my case, paid close attention to even the smallest details..- Anonymous
Scott kept his word to me and my family I'm my time of need.- Samantha
My driving privileges are still intact, and for that, I am highly grateful.- Calib
Beyond the law, Attorney Brannen provided valuable life lessons for my family as we went through a challenging situation.- Melinda A.