What is the difference between an American adoption agency and an american adoption attorney?
Hi Sabrina, Here are a few differences & similarities: In America, family law attorneys, or those specializing in adoption, can arrange the legal aspects of a private adoption. Say for example, there is a step-parent adoption or another relative adoption of a child, an adoption attorney can usually handle that. Say an expectant mother wants to relinquish her parental rights after the birth, and she and the father of the baby have a specific person or couple in mind to adopt their baby. Adoption attorneys will also be familiar with ways of sidestepping father’s rights, if necessary, in order to make an adoption happen. That attorney is not going to be qualified to complete a home study for the prospective adoptive parents. They will have to go elsewhere for that because it will be required before any judge can legally finalize an adoption in court. That attorney is generally not going to go out and recruit pregnant women, although some do! Agencies, on the other hand, like to be your “o