Massachusetts is a pure “agency” state. This means that only licensed adoption agencies, and not attorneys, can match birth parents with adopting parents. However, we are able to assist and advise individuals and couples with respect to all of the legal issues surrounding their adoption. However, we are able to advise individuals and couples with respect to all of the legal issues surrounding their adoption. We have a great deal of experience with U.S. agency adoptions, including inter-state adoptions, step-parent, co-parent and blood relative adoptions as well as adoptions for all types of non-traditional families. We also have extensive experience representing Intended Parents with step-parent or co-parent adoptions following a traditional surrogacy arrangement.
Our attorneys have prepared adoption petitions and have finalized adoptions in every county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and have a good working relationship with the adoption clerks in the various Probate and Family Courts. Working together with your agency, we can ensure a smooth and seamless adoption process, keeping you informed throughout.
If you have any questions about our Adoption Services whatsoever, or if you would like to talk about your situation in a general way, please don't hesitate to Contact Us any time.