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When a family or individuals choose to adopt a child, they must undergo the go through the proper channels and follow the proper steps according to Florida law. While the adoption of a child can be a very complex and drawn out process, achieving a successful adoption and bringing a child into your family is extremely rewarding.
If you are considering adoption a child, seeking the legal advice and representation of experienced legal counsel may be beneficial in ensuring you are able to navigate the adoption process and address any obstacle immediately which may arise along the way.
In the event of a successful Adoption, the child legally becomes part of the family, creating a legal relationship, just as if the child had been biologically born to the adoptive parents.
Perspective adoptive parents may choose to adopt a child for various reasons, including, but not limited to:
In the State of Florida, when the adoptive parent is a blood relative, or the spouse of the biological parent of the child, baring unforeseen complications or legal disputes by other family members, the adoption of a child by a relative is typically a much easier process than that of an adoption of a child who is not related.
Under Florida Law, an Adoption by a relative involves the relationship between:
If you are considering the adoption a child, or the adoption of a relative, make sure you are well informed regarding your legal rights, options, the legal process you will have to go through.
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