Adoption is the legal process where all the parental rights to child are transferred from the birth parents to the adoptive parents on a permanent basis. When it comes to adoption there can be some legal implications and when involved in an adoption you should take legal advice as soon as you can.

Only a court can make an adoption order and this then means that the birth parents of the child will not have any more legal rights or responsibilities towards the child, these will have been transferred to the adopted parents of the child, once the adoption has been passed by the court the child will then take the adoptive families name and will have the same rights as if they had been born in to the family, this also includes the rights to any inheritance they could receive.

Here at Gary Jacobs we want to make sure that the process of adopting a child is made as simple as possible for you and with our advice and guidance you can make sure that everything is done correctly and that you won’t experience any problems during the adoption process.

Gary Jacobs solicitors will make sure that you are completely knowledgeable about everything to do with adoption, we will also make sure that the whole process of adoption is made as simple as possible for you and it will take a load off your mind as you know that you are being correctly legally represented and that Gary Jacobs solicitors have yours and the child’s best interests at heart.

Any person that is aged 21 and can provide a good home for a child then you are eligible to apply to adopt, there is no upper age limit as to who can apply. The permission for you to adopt a child is made on the decision that you can meet all the needs of the adopted child. It is not a necessity to own your own home or to have a job.

When it comes to fees for legal aid in adoption, in most cases the local authority will pay for your legal fees, we will be more than happy to discuss this with you.

If you need legal aid when it comes to adoption, whether you have put in an application to adopt a child or you are trying to overrule the decision for someone else to adopt your child then make sure you get in touch with us here at Gary Jacobs where we can offer you professional and reliable advice on everything to do with adoption and we provide a trustworthy service that you can happily rely on to make sure that we help you the best we can.

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