Adoption


The birth of a child can be one of the biggest blessings in a person’s life. However, there are other wonderful ways to bring a new person into your family. Each year, adoption allows thousands of people to welcome someone new into their lives.


Helping New York Clients Through the Process

Whether a grandparent, stepparent, or foster parent adoption, or if problems arise stemming from a biological parent having changed his or her mind about consenting to the adoption, it is important to work with an experienced lawyer. The Salant lawyers have extensive experience with adoptions throughout Westchester County, Rockland County, Putnam County, Dutchess County, and NYC.

Adoption involves a great deal of paperwork to be submitted, and you must follow the steps of the process from application through home study evaluation. The Salant lawyers work with clients to help them prepare for the investigations by the Department of Social Services and the FBI. Being prepared can help the process move more smoothly and prevent unnecessary delays, in order to ensure courtroom success.


Adoptions by Same-Sex Couples

In New York, adoptions by same-sex couples are now viable actions. Having years of experience with the adoption process in this state, the Salant lawyers are the attorneys you want on your side when adopting a child.