Adoption in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More
Whether you’re a pregnant woman thinking about adoption or a hopeful adoptive parent, the research process can be stressful. Adoption laws vary by state, and finding adoption services local to you is not always easy. With that in mind, then, we’ve compiled a list of adoption resources specific to adoption in Santa Fe. We hope this helps you to learn more about adoption, and please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-ADOPTION with any questions!
Santa Fe Adoption Agencies
As a national, full-service adoption agency, American Adoptions is more than equipped to complete a Santa Fe adoption. From counseling pregnant women and hopeful adoptive parents to facilitating contact after placement, we can guide you along every step of the way. If, however, you’re interested in researching other options:
Santa Fe Adoption Attorneys
In every adoption, an attorney will be necessary to ensure both parties’ legal interests are represented. If you work with American Adoptions, you’ll be assigned a trusted Santa Fe adoption attorney. If not, you’ll want to begin researching the following law firms:
Santa Fe Foster Care Professionals
While American Adoptions is a private adoption agency, New Mexico’s foster care system is still very near and dear to our hearts. If you think you might be interested in foster parenting or adopting an older child from the foster care system, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of the following professionals:
Santa Fe Home Study Providers
Before a family can adopt a child in Santa Fe, they must complete an adoption home study. This is essentially an assessment of their readiness to adopt and includes background checks, a home inspection, and interviews with each family member living in the home. It can seem intimidating, but it’s important to remember that a home study professional is just there to help you achieve your adoption dreams!
Santa Fe International Adoption Agencies
American Adoptions works only within the United States, but Santa Fe also has options for those looking to adopt from another country:
Santa Fe Hospitals
If you’re a pregnant woman considering adoption in Santa Fe, your American Adoptions adoption specialist will help you devise a hospital plan. This will include all the details of a normal birthing plan, but will also include the answers to questions like whether or not you want the adoptive family in the room. Whatever you want the day to look like, your adoption specialist will help to facilitate that.
If you’re a family traveling from out of town to adopt in Santa Fe, you can expect to do so at CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.
Santa Fe Courts
Before an adoption is complete, a judge must issue a final decree of adoption in a finalization hearing. In Santa Fe, this will take place in the Santa Fe County courthouse.
Santa Fe Tourist Attractions
If you travel from out of state to complete an adoption in Santa Fe, you may be required to stick around for a week or two while interstate laws are adhered to. If this is the case, take advantage of your time and enjoy what the area has to offer!
For more information about adoption in Santa Fe, please contact American Adoptions at 1-800-ADOPTION.
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