NORMAN ADOPTION ATTORNEYS
Learn About The Adoption Process in Oklahoma
Are you ready to provide a loving home for a child who is without one? Are you a stepparent, foster parent, or grandparent who is considering a legal adoption?
You have likely already discovered the layers of complexity involved in the adoption process in Oklahoma. There is a great deal of red tape. A single misstep can lead to serious delays or even completely jeopardize the adoption. One way to avoid missteps is to enlist an attorney who understands how to navigate the red tape and pursue the most efficient path to completing the process and helping you expand your family with an adopted child.
At Nichols Dixon in Norman, our lawyers assist with adoptions, terminations of parental rights and all other related matters. While we handle all family law matters, we particularly enjoy adoption because it is such a positive process in most cases. We are proud to work hard and marshal our resources in order to unite your family as quickly as possible.
Give us a call at (405) 294-1511 to discuss your case with our adoption attorneys in Norman. We serve clients throughout Seminole and Cleveland counties.
Helping Bring Children into Suitable Homes & Families
Adoption is the legal taking into a family of a child who does not biologically belong to it. This change of status makes the child legally equal to any natural children the parents have. Adoption procedures vary according to many factors, including whether the child is being made available through an adoption agency, a relative, or someone unfamiliar to the family, as well as the ages of the child and his or her adoptive parent or parents.
Our attorneys are prepared to address all legal requirements and expedite the process for completing a:
- Private adoption
- Agency adoption
- Stepparent adoption
- Foster parent adoption
- Grandparent adoption
- Relative adoption
- Single parent adoption
What Are The Requirements to Adopt a Child in Oklahoma?
To qualify for adoption in Oklahoma, you must complete the following steps:
- Be at least 21 years of age
- You must be in good health, a physical may be performed to determine this
- Sufficient bedding and space for personal items must be available to the children
- Your finances must be in order, meaning you must be able to care for the child financially
- You must be able to carry out the role of a parent, including the protection and love they deserve
- If you have a spouse or domestic partner, they must adhere to the same rules as above
A home assessment will be conducted to examine the living environment and if it is suitable for a child.
Learn How We Can Help with an Adoption
To begin paving the way for a successful adoption in Oklahoma, retain the services of Nichols Dixon. From a helpful, informative consultation through every step in the legal adoption process, you can depend on sound guidance and focused representation from lawyers dedicated to responding promptly to your questions and concerns.
Reach out to our Oklahoma City adoption lawyers today at (405) 294-1511 for assistance adding to your family.
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