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Adoption in Pearland, TX

Pearland Adoption Agencies, Lawyers and More

Adoption is a decision based on love. It gives a child the amazing, loving family they deserve, while creating a better future for two hopeful parents and a prospective birth mother. 

  • Adoption is always an option no matter your circumstances.  

  • Adoption is a highly rewarding option when parenting is not.  

  • Adopting a child into your home fulfills dreams.  

  • The right adoption agency can determine the safety and experience of your adoption journey. 

Our goal at American Adoptions is to guide you step-by-step through the Pearland adoption process so that you can have the best possible experience. The adoption journey should be a happy, rewarding and life-changing experience. Because many of our adoption professionals have their own adoption stories, we know you deserve the best possible experience. 

Scott Mars, our founder, is an adoptee himself and knows first-hand how rewarding the adoption process can be for everyone.  

“My mom and dad were a couple who weren’t able to become a mom and dad without adoption. Of all people in this world, my mom and dad deserve to be parents. And without adoption, they would not have been able to share their love, share their life, and give someone the life that I had.  

“Because of adoption, my life was filled with love and opportunity.” You can watch Scott’s video to see his entire adoption story. 

You may be a parent hoping to adopt or a prospective birth mother wanting more information on how to place your child for adoption. This guide to adoption in Pearland is meant to educate you on the adoption process. Here’s what you need to know about Pearland adoption. 

If you’re ready to start the adoption process with our agency, or wanting more information on the adoption in Fort Pearland, TX, call us toll-free today at 1-800-ADOPTION, or visit our online contact forms for prospective birth mothers and prospective adoptive parents

Adoption in Pearland, TX [Begin Your Adoption Journey]

Making sure your adoption journey is safe, smooth and ethical is important to us. The relationship you are building through adoption is based on the love for a child and the desire to provide him or her the perfect home. Many of our adoption professionals have their own adoption stories and, because of that, we are able to help guide you through your adoption journey with a unique perspective. 

We’ve had countless birth mothers and adoptive families experience their own life-changing journey and bonded together through the adoption process. Caitlin knew adoption was the best decision for her and her child, and she found the perfect family using our national database of available families.

She met Matt and Amanda, and they quickly developed what would be a life-long bond

“Amanda never left my side — like, she barely went to the bathroom,” Caitlin said. “She held my hand the whole time and then, when he was born, I told her, ‘Cut the cord. You can do that; it’s okay. I was never sad about what had happened or anything like that — just that I wasn’t going to be able to hold him and see him,” Caitlin said. “They became my family. Knowing that I can be around and be there — I don’t even know how to put it into words… I’m like a cheerleader on the sideline, and that’s more than I could have asked for.”  

“He gets this family who can take care of him and do everything I couldn’t, but he can also know that I didn’t just give him away. I had a purpose for him, and it was meant to be.” 

American Adoptions is a national, full-service adoption agency specializing in domestic infant adoptions and representing prospective birth parents and adoptive parents. Given our ability to reach prospective birth mothers and adoptive families throughout the United States, American Adoptions can provide more adoption opportunities than a local agency. 

As a licensed agency in Texas, we can provide all of the services you need to complete your adoption in Pearland, including.

  • Using our size and scope, we can find hopeful and available families from across the United States, or right at home in Texas.    

  • 24/7 counseling and support for pregnant women considering adoption and an industry-leading risk-sharing program that provides financial protection for adoptive parents in the event of an adoption disruption can give you greater peace of mind.    

  • You will be able to create an adoption plan made to your fit your vision for the perfect adoption experience. 

We can help with every step involved with a domestic infant adoption in Pearland, so contact us anytime to learn more or get started with our journey. We can also be found at our local offices, just a short drive away in the Houston metro area

2100 West Loop South 
Suite 900 
Houston, TX 77027 

Foster Care Adoption in Pearland 

Although American Adoption only completes domestic infant adoption, we understand the wonderful opportunity foster care and foster care adoption provides for children and parents. 

Oftentimes, children in the Texas foster care system are older, come from sibling groups or have special needs. The goal is to reunite these children with their biological parents, but that is not always possible. In situations where parental rights have been terminated, the child becomes eligible for adoption. 

If becoming a foster parent or adopting from foster care sounds like the best option for you, contact any of the following adoption agencies near Pearland: 

International Adoption in Pearland 

If you are a hopeful adoptive parent wanting to adopt from overseas, international adoption may be the best choice for you. 

First, determine which country you want to adopt from and then find an agency that is licensed to adopt from that country. The international adoption process can be complicated and lengthy, but having the right professional by your side will take the confusion out of your experience and eliminate any extra delays. 

For more information on international adoption in Pearland, contact any of these agencies: 

Pearland Adoption Lawyers [Work with the best Adoption Attorneys in Texas]

No matter what your adoption situation, an attorney will represent you and make sure all steps are completed legally. As part of American Adoptions’ services, an adoption attorney will be provided to you. When you are a prospective birth parent, these legal services come at no cost to you

If you choose to work with a different agency that does not offer legal services, you will need to find an adoption lawyer on your own. Here are some adoption attorneys near Pearland: 

Home Study Professionals in Pearland 

Every type of adoption requires an approved adoption home study. This is essentially an evaluation of your readiness to become a parent and involves a background check, documentation, home visits and more.  

American Adoptions is licensed in the state of Texas, which means we are able to complete home studies.

If you choose an agency that cannot provide assistance with this step, American Adoptions can help, or you can find a separate home study professional in Pearland. 

To research other local home study providers available, call 1-800-HOMESTUDY or visit their online database

Pearland Hospitals for Maternity Care and Delivery 

If you are pregnant and considering adoption in Pearland, you will want to be prepared for your hospital stay. Your adoption specialist will help you create a hospital plan which not only determines the hospital for delivery but also more specific requests, such as who you would like in the room, how you would prefer the placement to be handled and more. The hospital experience can include a range of emotions. We want to make sure we’re there to help you through your entire stay and provide the support you need when you need it.

Through our agency, you can have peace of mind knowing all medical costs related to your pregnancy are 100 percent covered

Below are some options to consider near Pearland: 

Pearland Adoption Finalization Courts 

Before an adoption is considered complete, a finalization hearing has to take place. During this hearing, the judge gives their approval and grants a final decree of adoption, making your son or daughter a legally recognized member of your family. This is a court hearing you should be excited for; your adoption specialist will help you prepare. 

Finalization typically takes place six months after placement. The county you live in, will determine where the hearing will take place. For information on the Pearland court system, check out the Brazoria County court system website

Start Your Adoption Journey Today [We Want to Help You with Your Adoption] 

Michelle, a birth parent specialist and a birth parent herself, is ready to answer any questions you have about adoption.   

“I am available to answer any questions that arise, particularly from birth moms, as I have been in your shoes and know how you are feeling,” Michelle said. “It was most helpful to me when I had someone to talk to who would just listen to me without making any judgments or conclusions about who I was as a person.”   

You can ask Michelle questions about the Pearland, TX, adoption process online. You can also call us toll free at 1-800-ADOPTION, or get free information with our online contact form for prospective birth mothers considering adoption here. Adoptive families wanting more information on adopting a child can click here to get more information. 

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