Adoption is an extremely complex and emotional process and having the right adoption lawyer is vital. Every family’s situation is unique, and adoption in Iowa can look very different from case to case. Our adoption lawyers in Des Moines, Iowa, can provide legal assistance for:

  • Adoptions from private adoption agencies
  • Open adoptions
  • Foster care adoptions
  • Stepparent adoptions

Our attorneys are skilled in all areas of family law, from child custody to divorce and child support. This experience allows us to ensure that your adoption is legally sound and completed in the best possible manner. 

Dickinson Bradshaw’s experienced and compassionate family law attorneys understand the ups and downs of the adoption process. Our family law lawyers will help you understand and file any necessary adoption papers. This includes: 

  • A thorough and accurate adoption petition
  • Termination of parental rights (if necessary) 
  • Placement investigations and reports
  • Any other paperwork required for specific circumstances

We will also conduct the adoption hearing and prepare the adoption decree that will finalize your parenting rights and responsibilities. Our attorneys have decades of experience in family law and can aid in any special or unforeseen circumstances that may arise. 

The attorneys at Dickinson Bradshaw provide not only the expertise that these types of cases require, but also the support and compassion. Our team will be with you every step of the way to ensure the best outcome for your family. Contact us or view our locations to find a family law lawyer near you.

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