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Minnesota Adoption Lawyer

Adoption connects people seeking to expand their families with children needing a loving and supporting home.  These parents are very special in that they give non-biological children a loving family.

The adoption process can be difficult and takes time. If you wish to adopt or you are a birth parent needing to protect your rights, you need a Mankato family law attorney representing your interests and the interests of the child.

Competent Legal Representation In Adoption Cases

Adoption is a legal process. It involves transferring the biological parent’s rights to non-biological parents. The reasons why a family may wish to adopt include the couple not being able to have children of their own, a same-sex couple wanting to have a family, a step-parent wanting to have legal parental rights over his or her spouse’s child, or a foster parent or relative wanting to be the legal parent.

Adoption can be a great opportunity for the adults wishing to have a family and the children needing a family. Unfortunately, there are some complications that can come about, including the following:

  • The child may be a special needs child
  • The adoption may be across state lines or in another country
  • The adoption may need to be an open adoption where the biological parents still have some rights

There may also be extra steps involved when a single person or a same-sex couple wants to adopt. While this is getting easier, there are still some obstacles that come about. With a Mankato family law attorney representing you in these matters, you can get the legal help you need through the process.

Help Overcoming The Challenges

While it may seem as if the challenges are almost impossible to get through, they aren’t. When you want to expand your family, we will do everything that we can to make that happen for you. We understand that there are adults out there that want to raise children and many children out there wanting to be a part of a family. We work hard to be an integral part of making that happen for families throughout Mankato and Southern Minnesota.

Contact A Mankato Family Law Attorney

Adoption is very special in that an eager family is able to give a child the home he or she needs. Families expand and children are raised in loving homes the way they should be. If you wish to adopt a child, it is important to have an experienced attorney representing your interests and helping you through the process. That way you and your family can move forward together as soon as possible. To learn more, call Farrish Johnson Law Office, CHTD at 507-625-2525 to request a free consultation.

Our Adoption Attorneys

Attorney, Amy E. Sauter

Amy E. Sauter

Adoption Lawyer