Zeppy Attashian, Attorney at Law
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Adoption Lawyer in Fresno

At Zeppy Attashian, Attorney At Law, I am prepared to help individuals and couples become parents through the process of adoption. I am devoted to personal and professional legal assistance with all types of family law issues, including becoming a family. Adoption is a legal process that involves the removal of a child from one family to another. After an individually legally adopts a child, they become legally responsible for the care and well-being of this individual. The responsibility of the biological parents to provide food, shelter, medical treatment and education to the child is then given to the new adoptive parents.

California Stepparent Adoptions

In some situations, a new husband or wife wishes to adopt the children of his or her spouse. There are some situations in which the birth parent still retains partial rights, but they are shared with the new adoptive parent. This legal process is simpler than other adoptive situations that involve the removal of custody from one individual or couple to another. I can assist you through this process as well as helping you handle the disputes that arise through the process. In many situations, the biological parent may object to this adoption.

Adoption FAQ

Legal Assistance Through the Adoption Process

There are many steps in the adoption process that a couple or individual can experience. Depending on the circumstance, it can be a very complex procedure that will be filled with difficulties throughout the process. When working with an adoption attorney from my firm, however, the adoption process can be much smoother than when dealt with on your own. I can help you handle any issue that arises during the course of becoming the legal parent of your soon-to-be child. This is an exciting time of your life that should be given every chance of success. I represent those throughout Fresno, Kings County and Madera in California. Contact my firm today!

Adoption Resource Links
California Family Code
Department of Children and Family Services
California Kids Connection
Child Welfare Information Gateway
AdoptSpeak – The Social Network for Adopting Families

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