Happy National Adoption Awareness Month! November was given that designation in 1995 to raise awareness about adoption, especially for kids in the foster care system. But the idea actually dates all the way back to 1976. That year, Massachusetts Governor Mike Dukakis got the ball rolling by declaring our country’s first National Adoption Week.
In 2021, adoption remains one of the most life-changing decisions a person can make. If you’re considering adopting a child, congratulations! There’s an exciting and difficult road ahead. Perhaps the most important choice you’ll make early in this process is deciding how to adopt. Should you choose private domestic adoption, domestic agency adoption, or international adoption? Should you foster to adopt or work with an adoption consultant? There’s no “right” answer, but adopting through a domestic agency is one of the most popular options.
Consider these three things when deciding if it’s right for you:
If a domestic agency doesn’t sound like a good fit for you, explore the other options listed above! You can learn more about all of them on our website, AtlantaDivorceLawGroup.com or by scheduling a consultation with our team. We’ll help you understand the process and explain the laws that apply to your specific situation so you can make the best decision for your family.
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