Indiana Adoption Homestudy
Adoption Process Adoptive Parent

Yes, Indiana Code § 31-19-7-1(a) states: “A child may not be placed in a proposed adoptive home without the prior written approval of a licensed child placing agency or the local office approved for that purpose by the department.” Pre-adoptive approval includes a criminal check, as set forth in Indiana Code § 31-9-2-22.5, of all […]

adoption and father of the baby

In most cases, the answer is “No.” Expectant mothers and birth mothers have asked us, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), this question from one end of Indiana to the other — from New Albany, Sellersburg, Clarksville to Gary, Hammond, Valparaiso; from Vincennes, Jasper, Huntingburg, and Evansville to Auburn, Angola, Huntington, […]