Adoption Law

Take the First Step Toward Adding a Member to Your Family 

Adopting a child is one of the most wonderful things you can do. However, while taking in a child is exciting, it is also a major legal commitment. For this reason, the adoption process can be long and even frustrating if you don't understand the legal steps you have to take.

At Your Service 

If you're in the midst of adopting a child through the foster care process with the DSHS or planning to go through the process of adoption with a child that has already been placed, an experienced adoption attorney can help. Earl & Edwards PLLC has experience helping families make legal what is already in their hearts in: 

  • Step Parent Adoptions

  • Single Parent Adoptions 

  • Second Parent Adoptions 

  • Foster Parent Adoptions 

  • Relative/Grandparent Adoptions

We'll be there to help at every step

Whether you're trying to adopt a child through a local adoption service or through a private arrangement, we can work to make the process as smooth as possible. Earl & Edwards PLLC can help you in a number of important ways, including: 

  • Drafting and filing all the necessary legal documents 

  • Appearing in court on your behalf 

  • Negotiating relinquishment and/or terminating rights of biological parents 

  • Arranging a court approved home study

Give us a call 

Michael G. Earl and Jon Edwards welcome the opportunity to help you add to your family through the gift of adoption. Call today to learn more about the legal services Earl & Edwards PLLC can provide in connection with open and closed adoptions.