Adoption solicitors

Our specialist adoption solicitors have extensive experience in all kinds of adoption cases, whether it be step parent adoption or adoption from care we will be able to offer advice on the best course of action for your individual circumstances, speak to our specialists on 0203 816 0548.

Our specialist adoption solicitors are approved by and members of many key associations which enhance our ability to help you, including: Solicitors Regulation Authority Children Panel Accreditation Scheme, Child Concern, Family Forum Committee, Association of Lawyers for Children and After Adoption.

Adoption is a complicated process and it is important to seek expert legal advice to ensure that you are prepared for all eventualities.

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Can I adopt?

Anyone over the age of 21 is eligible to be considered to adopt if they can provide a permanent, stable, caring and loving environment for a child. An assessment to ensure you are capable of providing for a child’s needs will be required but you cannot be ruled out for consideration based on: marital status, employment, race or religion, sexuality, age or disability.

Who can be adopted?

Children under the age of 18 are eligible for adoption, unless they are or have been married.

Areas of specialism

  • Step parent adoption
  • Adoption by relatives
  • Adoption from care
  • Same sex couple adoption
  • Post adoption problems
  • Special guardianship orders
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