Adoption Law

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If you're ready to grow your family but don't know where to start, our experienced attorneys are here to help. The adoption attorneys at Pedersen Law will assist you by completing the necessary paperwork and offering guidance to ensure you are correctly handling the adoption proceedings. We’ll guide you every step of the way, whether you want to adopt through foster care, stepparent adoption, private adoption, or an agency.

When you adopt, you are altering the course of a child's life and heavily impacting their future. Therefore, it's important that you consider the legal, emotional, financial, and ethical aspects of going into the adoption process. While adopting can seem incredibly overwhelming, hiring the right adoption attorney can make a huge difference. 

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Because you shouldn’t be stressed before your child arrives—there’s plenty of time for that later. 

The prospect of adding a new member to your family shouldn't have to be stressful. At Pedersen Law, we're committed to making the adoption process as seamless as possible, so you can focus on all the exciting things that come with welcoming a child into your life. We’re dedicated to helping families navigate the complicated adoption process, and we’ll ensure your adoption goals are met. We pride ourselves on catering to your needs throughout the adoption process and providing empathetic guidance along the way. 

We have more than a decade of experience helping families and individuals adopt children, and we understand the complexities of adoption proceedings. Our experienced adoption lawyers are dedicated to ensuring that expanding your family is as smooth as possible. 

What You Can Expect When You’re Expecting 

Every adoption process is different, and we understand the complexities that come with adoption, whether it's through foster care, stepparent adoption, or adoption through an agency. At Pedersen Law, our adoption lawyers will support you or your family by: 

  • Finding a reputable private or public adoption agency 
  • Preparing necessary paperwork on your behalf
  • Providing the necessary legal support and counsel
  • Negotiating the terms of the adoption
  • Helping you meet contractual obligations

In addition, we will offer the legal support you need if there are disputes or legal issues throughout the adoption process. Our legal team will also attend all court appearances and negotiate with the adoption agency when necessary.

Our Promise to Prospective Parents

  • We Listen to Your Concerns: At Pedersen Law, we understand that all our clients have individualized concerns going into the adoption process. We're eager to understand what a successful adoption looks like for you, and we'll do our best to align our practices with those goals. 
  • We Offer a Personalized Approach: We understand that every adoption is unique. We'll evaluate your case, work with you to formulate the best course of action, and keep you informed of what's going on throughout the process. 
  • We Answer All Your Questions: The adoption process is full of complexities. If you don't understand any of the legal aspects of adoption, we are ready to provide the answers and guidance to give you peace of mind. 

Every Family is Different. Every Adoption is Different.

Helping you personalize your journey to parenthood 

A successful adoption looks a little different for everyone, but at the end of the day, the result is the same: welcoming a child into your life. For successful adoption, you need to work with experienced attorneys committed to making the process smooth, at Pedersen Law, that's what we specialize in. We will guide you through the mountains of complex paperwork and ensure that you work with professionals throughout the entire process. 

Reach Out for a Consultation

At Pedersen Law, we’re proud to offer the legal support needed by individuals and families wishing to adopt children in Williamsburg, VA. Call us at (757) 903-4410 or fill out this contact form to schedule an initial consultation to speak with our experienced Williamsburg adoption attorneys.