In this video, you will learn about an adoption attorney and when one is needed. Considering adoption? You may need to hire an adoption attorney. The main reason people hire an adoption attorney is to make sure the adoption is performed legally.
If you work with an adoption agency, they will provide you a service and set you up with an attorney. This way, there is total transparency between you and the agency and no room for mishaps. If you chose not to work with an adoption agency, that would be considered an independent adoption. In this case, you will be opting not to work with an agency and going on your own. That is when you would hire an independent adoption attorney. If you have a family member who is going to adopt your baby or a family friend wanting to adopt your baby, then you would contact a local attorney. The main benefit of meeting with a local attorney is that you are able to meet face to face with them and they will explain the process to you. You can be confident that they know what they are doing and will be able to terminate the rights legally.