An Olive Branch Approach To Family Law

An International Adoption Attorney

Last updated on October 28, 2022

Making the choice to adopt a child is an important step in expanding your family in a truly meaningful way. Whether you decide to adopt a child internationally or are a stepparent wishing to play a greater role in the lives of your spouse’s children, adoption can be a cause for great joy and satisfaction.

Without the right lawyer, it can also be a source of frustration. At The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil in Utica, New York, Michael works with adoptive parents to make sure that matters are handled efficiently and satisfactorily. For a free initial consultation and information on how he can help you on this important occasion, contact him today.

Stepparent Adoptions – Serving Children

As you marry or remarry and embark on the process of starting a new family, you may become ready to take the step of becoming the adoptive parent of your spouse’s children. Perhaps the natural parent is not involved or unable to fulfill his or her parental role. Michael will work with you and your spouse to obtain the consent of the natural parent wishing to give up parental rights or seek to put an end to a parent’s rights to a child when the facts warrant such action. His focus is on helping you have a sense of completion within your new family unit.

He knows the statutes that apply to adoptions and works closely with families to make sure they understand not only these laws but also their repercussions in relation to their adoption choices.

International Adoptions – Supporting New Families

The Law Offices of Michael N. Kalil has represented parents in cases where a spouse has been unable to travel internationally to adopt a child, or where the law requires a foreign adoption to be finalized here in New York. Michael will help you take the necessary steps to have your adoption legitimized in New York. He is cognizant of the fact that each country has its own guidelines regarding adoptions and works to inform you of matters that will make your international adoption a successful, happy event.

Michael also assists families fortunate enough to find a child to adopt either privately, or through an agency such as the Department of Social Services, the Office of Children and Family Services or private agencies, in bringing an adoption to fruition. He can also assist mothers who wish to have their unborn or newborn child, placed for adoption.

Get Legal Assistance For Your Adoption Here

Adoptions can be complicated to complete on your own without an attorney, but it does not have to be marked by anxiety. Michael invites you to call 315-235-1012 or send him an email for more information or to schedule a free initial consultation.