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Virginia Beach Adoptions Lawyer

As you make the decision to expand your family through adoption, I am prepared to walk beside you through the process, clearing the legal road. I am honored to have been part of the lives of the families I have helped adopt.

At The Law Office of Elizabeth K. Barnes, I understand that not all adoptions are the same and the issues surrounding different adoptions vary widely.

I handle cases of stepparent adoption, parental placement adoption, close-relative adoptions and adult adoptions. Each of these situations is impacted by unique factors, and it is important that you seek the aid of a skilled adoption lawyer to ensure that the process is completed as seamlessly as possible.

Virginia Beach Adoptions Attorney

My goal is to see your family completed through the addition of young loved ones. I have the experience you need to make this process as seamless as possible. As an adoption lawyer, I can provide the legal representation you need to expand your family.

Norfolk Step-Parent Adoption Attorney

If you are a parent wishing to legally adopt your spouse’s child or children to whom you have become like a parent, the process can seem daunting and confusing. I am prepared to guide you through the process of acquiring the legal documents needed and filing for parental rights.

In these situations, it is not uncommon to experience push-back from the child’s biological parent, who may or may not have been present for much or any of the child’s life. I will work to help you overcome the legal barriers and reach a resolution that is in the child’s or children’s best interests.

To arrange a consultation, please call me today at 757-716-5741.