For prospective parents, adopting a child can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. However, the adoption process can also be highly complex and time consuming, especially without proper legal counsel. At Benouis Law, our Austin family attorney thoroughly understands the legal adoption process, and can help you grow a healthy, happy family.
When you retain our firm, Attorney Benouis will be a dedicated advocate for your best interests. Call (512) 213-6779 today to learn how we can help.
In stepparent adoptions, the biological parent has often been absent from a child’s life. First we will guide you through the legal process of terminating the biological parent’s rights. In turn, this will mean the termination of the biological parent’s child support obligations.
By adopting a child, the adoptive parent will assume the full legal role of parenting, including:
In newborn adoption cases, the adoptive parent(s) often receive immediate custody of the child. When you choose to retain our Austin adoption lawyer, we will handle the legal necessities. This includes, but is not limited to, the termination of parental rights for the birth mother and the biological father.
Our founding attorney, Catherine Benouis, is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law. This means that she constantly demonstrates a high standard of knowledge, ethics, and experience, among other qualities. When you retain our firm, you can trust that you are getting quality counsel from an Austin adoption lawyer who thoroughly understands the matters in front of you, and will work tirelessly to help you achieve your adoption goals.
Our firm is dedicated to helping our clients with all their family law matters. Contact us to schedule an initial consultation.