Top Gallatin, TN Independent Adoption Lawyers Near You

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Dickinson Wright PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Weatherly McNally & Dixon PLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Fisher & Phillips LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Attorney at Law

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Murfreesboro Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Murfreesboro Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Cordell & Cordell, PC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Cordell & Cordell, PC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Morgan & Morgan

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Cole Law Group, PC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Brentwood Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Brentwood Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Greenspoon Marder LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Elizabeth A. Garrett, Attorney at Law

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • McCracken Law PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Piper Law, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Barton LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Polsinelli

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Kelli Haas & Associates, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Brentwood Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Brentwood Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Beal, Green, Nations & Crutcher

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Digby Family Law PLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • The Carter Law Firm & Associates, LLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Franklin Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Martin Sir & Associates

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

  • Jonathan M. Wolf, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

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    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Nashville Office | Serving Gallatin, TN

Gallatin Independent Adoption Information

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Lead Counsel independently verifies Independent Adoption attorneys in Gallatin by conferring with Tennessee 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 Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

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.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

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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