Terminating Parental Rights Before An Adoption
Adoption can be a complicated process, particularly if you are adopting the child of a family member. The team at the Law Offices of Linda Risinger has over 30 years of experience in family law matters, working primarily in Collin County and Denton County.
We understand how important a successful and efficient adoption is to your life. We will guide you through the steps carefully to perfect the legal details of your growing family.
Call us at 972-294-6533 to schedule a free consultation with a dedicated adoption lawyer in Frisco.
When adopting a stepchild, or the child of a close relative, every detail must be addressed. We take great care to manage all the details professionally, on your behalf. Our goal is to help you move through the process with confidence.
Upon completion of the adoption process, you should not have any worries about the finality of your parenthood. We will work hard to see that your adoption is done right.
Are You Adopting A Family Member’s Child? Parental Rights Will Need To Be Terminated First.
When a grandparent, aunt, uncle or other relative adopts a relative, the court typically requires a detailed study to determine if this move is the right one, particularly if it involves termination of parental rights.
You do not have to wait for the court to appoint someone to conduct the study. We work closely with social workers who conduct interviews, examine the facts and provide expert assessments about the benefits of adoption for the child.
We take great care to inform you about the steps you will need to take. At the outset, we will set realistic expectations and give you honest answers about the potential outcomes.
Working with a local attorney is particularly valuable in adoption cases. Judges have a great deal of discretion when making adoption decisions. Having practiced law in the Frisco area for so many years, we understand the tendencies of local judges. Our team knows how to build a case with these tendencies in mind, and we feel this is a critical aspect of our service.
Please Call Us For Assistance
For a free consultation about your adoption, email us or call us at 972-294-6533 to speak with lawyer Linda Risinger. We look forward to helping you resolve your adoption in the child’s best interests. Our office is located in Frisco.