At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, our Monroe, NC adoption attorneys have experienced the rewards that are associated with adoptions by legally establishing relationships between numerous couples and children in Union County. We understand that adoption is an intensely personal and private decision, and we have the knowledge and expertise to assist you throughout the process while protecting the best interests of each party involved. To set up a strictly confidential initial adoption consultation, please contact our Monroe law office today.
An Overview of Adoption Services We Offer in North Carolina
In North Carolina, there are generally two types of adoptions: private placement and agency placement. Though, within these broad categories, adoption cases can take a wide range of different forms. At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, our Monroe, NC adoption lawyers have the skills and experience to help you navigate all aspects of adoption process, no matter your unique individual circumstances. Specifically, we have experience handling:
- Step parent adoptions;
- Relative adoptions;
- Adoptions through agencies;
- Private adoptions;
- Foster care adoptions;
- Cross-state adoptions; and
Because adoption in North Carolina is strictly governed by state law, it is important to understand the process and requirements that follow a child’s placement. If you and your family are not properly prepared, you may run into some roadblocks during your adoption application. Our Union County family law attorneys are here to help guide through the adoption process in North Carolina—making it as smooth and stress-free as possible.
How Long Does it Take to Adopt a Child In North Carolina?
One of the most challenging parts of the adoption process is dealing with the uncertainty. Many parents want to know exactly how long it will take to finalize an adoption in North Carolina.
Unfortunately, there is no one answer to the question: there are many factors that affect the length of the adoption process. That being said, in most cases adoption takes somewhere between three months and eighteen months.
If a home study is required in your situation—which is true in most North Carolina adoption cases—it will be valid for at least eighteen months. Our North Carolina adoption lawyers help our clients expedite the adoption process to the greatest extent possible.
How Our Monroe Adoption Attorneys Can Help
Adopting a child is a complicated process. It must be handled with the utmost level of care and sensitivity. When you work with the family law team at Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, you can count on our adoption lawyers for the knowledge and superior experience to explain the process in a supportive and understanding manner. Among other things, our North Carolina adoption attorneys are prepared to:
- Listen to your story and understand your concerns and objectives;
- Answer your questions and help you understand options for adoption;
- Help you and your family prepare for the adoption; and
- Take action to finalize the adoption and establish full parental rights.
Should any obstacles arise during your adoption, our Monroe, NC family lawyers are ready to help you overcome them. We are committed to providing fully personalized family law representation to parents and families seeking to adopt a child. Our attorneys know that no two cases are exactly alike and we will always put in the time, energy, and resources to get the best results in your individual case.
Discuss Your Case With Our Monroe, NC Adoption Lawyers Today
At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, our Monroe family law attorneys have the skills, experience, and knowledge needed to handle the full range of adoption cases. If you have questions or concerns about adoption in North Carolina, we are here to help. For a fully private adoption consultation, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm today. With an office in Monroe, we serve communities throughout the region.
With over 110 years of combined legal experience, you can trust your case with us.
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