Adoption Attorneys in Atlanta & Georgia
While bringing a child into your
family through adoption involves a number of legal transactions, an
experienced family law attorney at can guide you through the process.
Adoptions are divided into a
variety of categories, which include:
- Adoptive parents arrange the adoption directly with the biological
- Agencies that place children with families may be public or private
- Refers to an adoption in which the adoptive parents and biological
parents may re_top
in communication after the adoption.
- Is an adoption where the adoptive and biological parents do not know
one another and no contact permitted between them and the child after
- The U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service regulates the
adoption of children from other countries. Foreign adoptions may be
transacted privately or through an adoption agency.
- If a parent marries again after a divorce, the new spouse may adopt
- Family members, such as brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles or
grandparents may adopt a child when death, divorce or some other
inability to care for the child arises.
Laws regulate the costs adoptive
parents are allowed to pay biological parents. It is a crime to pay
excessive money for an adoption. Lawyers experienced in family law and
adoptions can protect the rights of the child, as well as the rights of
the adoptive parents.
You can rely on Meriwether & Tharp
to guide you through difficult divorce and family law situations. To
speak to a member of our team, you can call our office or e-mail us
to schedule an appointment to meet with someone on our family law
Meriwether & Tharp, LLC
11475 Great Oaks Way
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
P: 678-879-9000 / F: 678-879-9001
Our lawyers are dedicated to providing excellent
legal services for divorce, child support and child custody issues
in the Atlanta, Georgia area, including: Acworth, Alpharetta,
Austell, Avondale Estates, Ball Ground, Buford, Canton, Chamblee,
Cherokee, Cobb, Cumming, Dacula, Decatur, DeKalb, Doraville, Duluth,
Dunwoody, Forsyth, Fulton, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Hall, Johns Creek,
Kennesaw, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Lithonia, Marietta, Milton,
Norcross, Powder Springs, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Smyrna,
Snellville, Stone Mountain, Suwanee, and Woodstock.
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