Adoption in Maui
Maui Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More
Finding adoption resources local to your community can be a hassle anywhere, but when you live in Hawaii, it gets especially difficult. Because adoption laws change from state to state, having a professional that lives and works near you can be invaluable. To help you in the research process, then, we’ve completed a guide of resources for adoption in Maui. Happy researching!
Maui Adoption Agencies
Because American Adoptions is a national, full-service adoption agency, we can complete every step of a Maui adoption. From being available to pregnant women 24/7 to helping adoptive families and birth parents communicate after an adoption, we do it all. To learn more about adopting with American Adoptions, contact 1-800-ADOPTION.
Maui Adoption Attorneys
Whether you’re a pregnant woman considering adoption or a hopeful adoptive parent, you’ll need an adoption attorney to represent your legal interests. If you work with American Adoptions, you’ll be provided with a trusted attorney. If not, you’ll want to begin contacting the following Maui adoption law offices:
Maui Foster Care Professionals
American Adoptions works to complete private domestic adoptions, which means we aren’t affiliated with the foster care system. If, however, you think you may be interested in foster parenting or adopting from foster care in Maui, we urge you to contact any of the following:
Maui Home Study Providers
Before a family can adopt, they must complete an adoption home study. This includes three phases: a documentation stage, a home inspection and interviews with each family member. It can be intimidating, but this is just to make sure a family is safe and prepared to adopt. If you live in Maui, this will be completed by one of the following:
Maui International Adoption Agencies
As we said above, American Adoptions can only work with private domestic adoptions. That said, Maui does offer options if you’re interested in adopting from another country:
If you travel from out of town to adopt in Maui, you will most likely meet your newest family member in the one hospital on the island that specializes in maternity care, which is the Maui Memorial Medical Center.
Before an adoption in Maui is complete, a judge must grant a final decree of adoption at an adoption hearing. In Maui, this will take place in the Second Circuit Court. Don’t forget to bring a camera!
Maui Tourist Attractions
If you travel from out of state to adopt a child in Maui, you’ll be required to stick around while interstate regulations are met. However, entertaining yourselves while you wait shouldn’t be a problem. Get out there and enjoy all of the beauty that Maui has to offer!
To learn more about adopting or placing a child for adoption in Maui with our agency, contact 1-800-ADOPTION anytime.
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