Top Greenwood, MO Independent Adoption Lawyers Near You

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    Moreno Law LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Fisher & Phillips LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Buccero & VanFleet, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Fink Law Firm KC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Kevin Wayne Puckett, Attorney at Law

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Lathrop GPM

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Spitaleri Law Firm

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Alfano Law Firm LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Law Office of Maya Y. King

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | North Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | North Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Hall & Evans, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Lawson Norris Sorensen, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Waits & Witteman, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Independence Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Law Office of Kevin Hoop

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • The Law Office of Lisa A. Hansen, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Lee's Summit Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Lee's Summit Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • The Quitmeier Law Firm

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Law Office of Claudia J. Dawson

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Olathe Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Olathe Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Law Offices of Nick A. Cutrera, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Lee's Summit Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Lee's Summit Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

  • Kiske Law Office, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Kansas City Office | Serving Greenwood, MO

Greenwood Independent Adoption Information

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Lead Counsel independently verifies Independent Adoption attorneys in Greenwood by conferring with Missouri bar associations and conducting annual reviews to confirm that an attorney practices in their advertised practice areas and possesses a valid bar license for the appropriate jurisdictions.

Find a Greenwood Independent Adoption Attorney in your area

Are you considering an Independent Adoption?

Do you want to adopt a child without going through an adoption agency? Consult with a Greenwood attorney experienced in arranging independent adoptions. Your attorney can work with you and the birth parents to ensure an agreeable arrangement for all.

Independent Adoptions Do Not Use Adoption Agencies

An independent adoption is also referred to as a private adoption. Not every state permits such adoptions, but a Greenwood attorney can advise you on the applicable law in your case and he or she will work with you and the birth parents to arrange communication, prepare legal papers, negotiate payments to the birth mother, and assist you throughout the adoption process.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances – such as being charged with a crime – where you should always seek experienced legal help.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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