Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • Birth Injuries – What Do You Do Now?

    Families rely on hospitals to provide care to expecting mothers throughout the pregnancy and while giving birth. This time is stressful, emotional and wonderful, but with so many things that can go wrong, it can be hard to enjoy the things that go right. When doctors, nurses and the medical facilities do not provide the appropriate care to a mother, things can go terribly wrong for both the mother and the baby.

  • 5 Tips For Preventing Dog Bites

    If you own a dog, you should prevent your pet from biting others who may enter your property. Regardless if your pet has an aggressive or passive personality, it's ideal to be aware of some methods that will decrease the possibility of a dog bite injury. Knowing specific tips to assist you in doing so are sure to come handy for any pet owner. Tip #1: Train your dog One of the most effective ways to help your pet avoid unwanted behavior is by training your dog.

  • Did You Earn A Degree While Married? Be Prepared To Share Its Value In The Divorce

    Did you earn a professional degree while you were married? If so, now that you're divorcing, you may find out that you owe more than just student loans on that degree—you may owe your ex-spouse as well. Here's what you should know about divorce and degrees. Your Degree Is A Marital Asset While state laws vary, your degree is a marital asset no matter where you live and the court is probably going to treat it as such.

  • Four Tips To Avoid Trouble Before Your Criminal Trial

    It's important not to do anything that could hurt your case if you are facing criminal charges, but it can be difficult to know what to avoid. Consulting with a criminal lawyer is the first thing you should do to make sure you are handling the charges correctly. The following tips can also further help you avoid any mistakes that could come back to haunt you as your case unfolds.

  • 5 Things To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    When you decide that you want to get divorced, it can easily make you become anxious to do it right away. However, there are many steps that you will have to take to be sure that the divorce moves smoothly and in your favor. Here are five steps you should take before you even file for divorce: Meet with an Attorney: The first thing you will want to do is meet with an attorney, like those at The Law Offices of Muro & Muro.

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Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

If you've decided that you want to adopt a child, the first thing you should do is reach out to a family law attorney. While it may not seem logical to get an attorney involved from the start, it's important that you protect yourself legally from the beginning. After making the decision to adopt, I have been through the process several times. I created this site to help other adoptive parents understand what they can expect from the entire process, including the legal support you're likely to need. I hope this information helps you feel more confident in this major life decision.