Valley Center Adoption Attorneys

Each year, thousands of couples and individuals across the United States make the decision to adopt a child. In adoption, an adult becomes a child's legal guardian and a child becomes a legal dependent on his or her new parent, who provides the emotional, physical, and financial support the child needs.

If you are considering adopting a child, an experienced adoption attorney from Fischer & Van Thiel, LLC can help. To learn more, contact a Valley Center adoption lawyer today by calling 760-722-7646.

Choosing to Adopt

A person or pair may choose to adopt for a range of reasons. Perhaps a couple cannot have their own child, or perhaps a relative decides to take on the care of a loved one's child after the parents’ passing. Willing parents may adopt in different ways, including:

  • Open adoption
  • Adoption within a family
  • Foster system adoptions
  • International adoption

Each method of adoption has its own set of relative advantages and disadvantages, and it is up to the adopting parent or parents to make a decision on the right type of adoption. However, not everyone is automatically qualified to adopt a child. Instead, adoption organizations may take in to account a variety of factors when evaluating potential adoptive parents, such as:

  • Marital status
  • Criminal history
  • Physical and mental disabilities
  • Financial security
  • Social factors

If you are considering adoption, our Valley Center adoption lawyers can help further explain the process of adoption and the particular pros and cons of each method.

Contact Us

To learn more about your adoption options, contact a Valley Center adoption attorney of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLC by calling 760-722-7646.

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