Adding a child to your home should be a joyous, exciting time. Butler & Flynn, PLLC in Oklahoma City is committed to helping the dreams of prospective parents come true while helping them manage the numerous legal and practical considerations associated with the placement of a child. If you’ve just decided to adopt and are unsure which type of process will best suit your needs, our knowledgeable family law attorneys will help you find what works best. From there, we represent your interests effectively and simplify complex guidelines so that you can concentrate on preparing to welcome a child into your home.
Adoption is a rewarding but intense commitment. Accordingly, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services requires prospective parents to complete an extensive screening process that includes background checks, references, a home study performed by a qualified evaluator and 27 hours of training. We offer personalized advice and advocacy whether the placement you’re considering is:
Even in the best circumstances, completing an adoption can take a long time. We offer a free initial consultation so you can get an informed perspective on the potential timeline and start the process when you wish.
In helping you to choose which type of adoption to pursue, we provide knowledgeable guidance so that you can find the path that works best for your situation. Many children are waiting for adoption, so families who don’t insist on an infant or are looking to adopt a young person with special needs can usually complete the process more quickly. We outline all of the options to help match you with the right child. Our attorneys also explain the potential benefits and drawbacks of:
Complications can arise in even the best circumstances, but effective counsel from a dedicated adoption attorney will maximize the likelihood of a positive resolution.
Butler & Flynn, PLLC provides legal counsel for Oklahoma clients in adoptions and other family law matters. To make an appointment for a free initial consultation at our Oklahoma City office, please call 405-416-2711 or contact us online. We are located near the Quail Springs Mall.