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Step-Parent Adoptions in Boca Raton, Florida

Experienced Boca Raton Adoption Attorneys

If your spouse already had a child when you were married, you may wish to undergo a stepparent adoption. This can bring your family closer together and can also make sure that you are recognized as a parent in the eyes of the law, should anything happen. At The Orner Law Firm, we are highly experienced in all types of sensitive family law matters, including adoption. We understand that this is a very important issue for you, and we will offer you the professional support and guidance you need to ensure it is properly handled.

We welcome you to contact a Boca Raton adoption attorney at our firm for an initial consultation; this may be the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about your rights and what to expect during this legal proceeding.

What is a Step-Parent Adoption?

A stepparent adoption is slightly different than your typical adoption. When a stepparent adopts a child, the biological parent retains his or her rights as a parent. These rights are typically terminated in a regular adoption. Additionally, when a stepparent adopts a child the non-custodial parent’s responsibilities toward the child may be terminated, such as child support payments.

A stepparent adoption is often a smart choice when planning for the future and is a selfless decision that will bring your family even closer together.

If you want to ensure the adoption process goes as smoothly as possible and that you are successful in adopting your spouse’s child, or if you have any questions about stepparent adoptions in Florida, please do not hesitate to contact a lawyer at The Orner Law Firm. We are here to help.

Contact a Boca Raton step-parent adoption lawyer at The Orner Law Firm today for your initial consultation.

The Orner Law Firm, P.A.

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