When you’re ready to start adopting a child in Florida, you’ll have to complete a process known as the adoption home study. This step is a vital aspect of every type of adoption. However, it can also be a significant source of stress for families, especially those who don’t know what to expect from the […]
When planning to place a child for adoption, one of the most common concerns that expectant mothers have is which type of adoption is best for their needs. Closed and open adoptions both have their own benefits and drawbacks, which can make it difficult for you, as a birth mother, to determine which route you […]
Adopting a child is a wonderful way to expand your family, but you have any other children in your home, you may find it difficult to explain what’s happening. Also, they may have a hard time understanding the changes. How can you help your child through the adoption process and build a strong sibling bond? […]
What to Expect When You Are a Birth Mom You have taken the first big step and called me, an adoption attorney. You are filled with all kinds of emotions – sadness for being in this situation, nervousness as to what will happen these next few months, grief for carrying a child you may not […]
I came across an interesting article on NPR this morning that I wanted to share called “To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying to ‘Let Grow’” In today’s society, the lives of children are often planned down to the minute. They go to school, they go to an afterschool activity, they come home and […]
The Law Offices of Berkowitz & White recognize the overwhelming emotions involved in adoption. We provide individual and affordable legal services to adoptive parents, adoption agencies, and birth parents.