Augusta Step-Parent Adoption Attorney
Martinez, Georgia, Family Law Attorney
It is common for a step-parent to wish to adopt the child of their new spouse. It can increase the parenting bond knowing that you have full legal rights the child in your family. At Stephen H. Hagler LLC, in Georgia, we have been representing individuals with their legal issues for since 1991. We know what it takes to successfully navigate the adoption process.
Are you going through a step-parent adoption? Contact our Augusta law office for the legal advice you need. We can help you increase the stability of your family unit by having you obtain full parental rights.
Step-parent adoptions in Georgia
It is often the case that children do not have a strong relationship with their absent parent. Adopting the child can greatly increase your familial ties and ability to impact the child’s life.
At Stephen H. Hagler LLC, we know the importance of having a strong family unit. We will sit down and discuss your goals while explaining all of your legal options. Attorney Stephen Hagler understands that getting to know your family is important, and he will work with you to find the solution that is best for everyone involved.
Terminating parental rights
One of the main concerns in all of adoptions is making sure that the biological parent or parents have either surrendered their rights to the minor child. It is only required that one parent surrender their rights in a step-parent situation.
We will work with you to ensure you become the legal mother or legal father of the child you care about. The step-parent’s spouse will still be able to maintain all of his or her rights as well.
We offer free consultations
We are committed to making our step-parent adoption services convenient. We are willing to come to you if you are not able to get to our office in Martinez, Georgia. To schedule a free consultation with a competent family law attorney, call us at (706) 860-9060 or send us an e-mail.