Top Memphis, TN Independent Adoption Lawyers Near You

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  • Arthur E. Quinn Law Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Miller Grove Divorce Law

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

  • Putnam Firm, PLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Shea Moskovitz & McGhee PLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Ganguli & Hall

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Rice Law

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Butler Sevier Hinsley & Reid, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • The Myers Law Firm

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Beaty Medlock & Plunk

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Thomas, White & Gill, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

  • Blair Mediation, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Gilreath & Associates

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Pounders Coleman, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

  • Gilreath & Associates

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Harris Shelton

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • J G Law Firm

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • The Landers Firm, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • McDonald Kuhn, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Rikard & Dobson, P.L.L.C.

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Germantown Office | Serving Memphis, TN

  • Burch Porter & Johnson, PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Butler Snow LLP

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Lockard, Bingham & Kaplan

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

  • Domico Kyle PLLC

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

    Independent Adoption Lawyers | Memphis Office

Memphis Independent Adoption Information

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Lead Counsel independently verifies Independent Adoption attorneys in Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis 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 Memphis 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.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

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

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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