Oceanside Adoption Attorneys

Oceanside Family Lawyers: Adopting a Child

Adoption is a wonderful way to expand your family while providing a safe and happy home to a child who needs one very much. If you are considering adopting a child, there are many options available to you. Oceanside adoption attorneys Fischer & Van Thiel are prepared to help families and individual people with all forms of adoption.

Ways to Adopt

California law provides for many different ways a family can grow, including:

  • Adopting from within the state foster care system
  • Adopting a child from another country
  • Open, semi-open, or closed adoptions through a private agency
  • Private arrangements between birth mothers and adoptive parents
  • Adoption of a step-child, grandchild, or other young relative

Potential Complications

Unfortunately there are many problems that can arise during the adoption process. It is important to have a knowledgeable Oceanside adoption lawyer to inform you of your rights and work with you to protect them. We can assist with every adoption-related issue, including but not limited to:

  • stablishing eligibility as adoptive parents
  • Developing a guardianship contract for an open or semi-open adoption
  • Winning custody of a grandchild or step-child from an unfit parent
  • The biological father's rights to a child
  • The birth mother's rights after the adoption is finalized

Contact Us

Whether you are facing a complicated custody dispute or still in the initial stages of researching adoption, we can provide the information and advice that you need. Contact the experienced Oceanside adoption attorneys Fischer & Van Thiel today by calling 760-722-7646.

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