Whether you want to grow your family through adoption or surrogacy, stabilize your family through a relative adoption or family guardianship, or protect your family through step-parent adoption or adoption of children in the custody of the Department of Children and Families Services, we have the expertise to assist you.
Our attorneys are Board Certified Legal Specialists in Adoption Law. Both attorneys are Fellows of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.
The Adoption, Surrogacy and Family Law Firm can assist with traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy arrangements, including preparation of gestational surrogacy agreements, egg donor contracts, parentage orders and surrogacy escrow services. Our professional staff can screen potential carriers or surrogates, match intended parents with an appropriate gestational carrier, egg donor or surrogate and negotiate the terms for a surrogacy agreement or egg donor agreement. The firms also provides legal services and advise to fertility specialists and clinics, including assistance with international surrogacy arrangements and the specialized issues involved in them.
In adoption, the firm handles all types of adoption matters, including private domestic adoption, interstate adoption, domestication of foreign adoption decrees, adoption of immigrant children, adoption from DCF custody, stepparent adoptions, grandparent adoptions, adult adoptions and relative adoptions. We also handle family law matters including guardianship, child custody, temporary family custody, probate and estate planning.