Is Stepparent Or Grandparent Adoption Right For Your Family?

What defines your family? These are people you care about and care for. Regardless of your status as a legal guardian, the children you help raise are important to you and you are important to them. The best way to protect them, provide stability and give them the family they need is to ensure you have the right to make important decisions as their legal guardian.

At the Carlson Law Firm, P.A., we help families make important family law decisions under a wide range of challenging circumstances. If you are caring for a child as a grandparent or stepparent, make sure the child is protected legally. Stepparent or grandparent adoption may be the right choice for your family law needs.

Contact us online or call 320-247-4545 to set up a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer. Our firm handles family law issues in St. Cloud and surrounding areas of Minnesota.

Grandparent Adoption

Some minor children have biological parents who cannot assume full responsibility for child care. They may be struggling with substance abuse, may be prone to abuse/neglect, may have become incapacitated or have suffered a fatal injury. In these cases, it is natural for grandparents to step in and help fill that parental role. Pursuing grandparent adoption may be appropriate if you are caring for a child whose parents are unable to provide care themselves.

Stepparent Adoption

Families come in all forms. Parents divorce, get remarried and sometimes along the way, biological parents do not stay in close contact with their kids. If you are a stepparent who is caring for your spouse's child, you are likely taking on responsibilities that require legal protection. It may be in the child's best interest to pursue a stepparent adoption.

Let us help. Attorney April Carlson is committed to helping families make the most strategic and effective choices for themselves and their loved ones. We can make a difference for you. Contact us via email or call 320-247-4545.

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