Step-Parent & Relative Adoption Lawyer Dallas
Adoption is normally a joyous occasion for parents and children who thereby form new “forever” families. It is also a formal procedure that must be properly handled to ensure a solid and irreversible legal relationship. Termination of the parental rights of any living biological parents is a vital part of the process.
Contact an experienced family lawyer to discuss the steps involved in a step-parent adoption or an adoption by grandparents or other family members.
North Texas family law attorney Paula Lock Smyth applies her extensive family law experience to step-parent adoptions and adoptions by other relatives such as aunts, uncles, cousins, or older brothers or sisters.
Schedule a consultation to discuss your family’s circumstances learn about relevant issues such as:
- Fathers’ rights
- Termination of parental rights
- Home study requirements
- Court hearings
- Adoption certificates
- Amendments to birth certificates
Attorney Paula Lock in Dallas is known as a knowledgeable, caring and cost-effective attorney and counselor, as well as an accomplished mediator and collaborative lawyer. Paula Lock Smyth Law Offices, offers a multi-faceted family law practice, serving clients who need legal help with premarital agreements, divorce, custody, visitation, child support, name changes, paternity, termination of parental rights, and step-parent adoptions. Attorney Paula Lock often serves as a guardian ad litem, and she also provides probate, wills and guardianship services.
Contact An Adoption Lawyer Serving Dallas And The Surrounding Areas
Call or contact Paula Lock Smyth Law Offices to schedule a consultation regarding step-parent or relative adoption in Texas.