Wichita Adoption Lawyer

Making Your Adoption Smooth & Simple in Sedgwick County

Parents signing adoption papersCongratulations on your decision to adopt! Giving a child a home is a big step, and it is a very exciting time. There are many aspects to consider to make sure your adoption goes smoothly, and our team at Beall & Mitchell LLC is here to help. With over 35 years of combined experience, the Wichita adoption attorneys at Beall & Mitchell LLC know exactly how to make the process as simple for you as possible.

Ready for a free fifteen-minute consultation about an upcoming adoption? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our adoption attorney in Wichita!

What is Adoption?

Adoption is a profound legal undertaking that creates a permanent and legal relationship between adoptive parents and a child. It provides a stable and nurturing environment for children who, for various reasons, cannot be raised by their biological parents.

Types of Adoptions in Kansas

We can assist families with many types of adoptions, including:

  • Stepparent adoption
  • Grandparent adoption
  • Agency adoption
  • Independent adoption
  • International adoption

Adoption is an ultimately rewarding process that can provide you and a child with a happy home. However, it can be a long and complicated process that requires extensive paperwork and compliance with the law. Our team can help you navigate the process.

What are the Adoption Requirements in Kansas?

Understanding the specific adoption requirements in Kansas is crucial for a smooth and successful adoption process.The process may include:

  • Eligibility Criteria for Adoptive Parents: In Kansas, adoptive parents must meet certain eligibility criteria to provide a stable and loving environment for the child. We will guide you through the requirements, which may include age restrictions, financial stability, and completion of adoption education courses. We work diligently to ensure that our clients fulfill all the necessary criteria set forth by the state, increasing the likelihood of a successful adoption.
  • Home Study Process: A critical component of the adoption process in Kansas is the home study. This comprehensive evaluation assesses the suitability of prospective adoptive parents to provide a safe and nurturing environment for a child. We will guide you through the home study process, ensuring that all documentation is in order and that your home meets the necessary standards.
  • Consent and Termination of Parental Rights: Acquiring consent from the birth parents or terminating their parental rights is a crucial step in the adoption process. We will navigate you through this sensitive aspect of adoption law, ensuring that all legal requirements are met while respecting the rights of all parties involved.
  • Post-Placement Supervision: After the child is set with the adoptive parents, post-placement supervision is required to assess the child's adjustment and well-being. We will assist you in complying with these requirements, working to finalize the adoption and secure the legal rights of the adoptive parents.

It is recommended that families work with a qualified professional to help them navigate state and federal laws to make sure their adoption is done in accordance with the law.

Contact Our Wichita Adoption Attorney Today

At Beall & Mitchell LLC, we have 35 years of combined family law experience resolving complicated issues that families face. We are dedicated to helping the legal side of your adoption move as smoothly as possible while you focus on welcoming a new child into your home.

We provide a variety of appointment times, including weekends and evenings by appointment. This flexibility allows us to serve you even if you work during the day or don’t have daytime availability. We can also travel to meet with you at locations other than our office if necessary.

We want to be the ones you choose as you move through the adoption process. Contact us today at (316) 842-4014 to set up a free fifteen-minute consultation with our Wichita adoption lawyer. Se habla español.


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