Adoption Lawyers in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and surrounding jurisdictions.

Guiding You Through Adoption Processes in Maryland

Deciding to build your family through adoption is exciting. You will be welcoming a new member into your family and affecting the life of a child deserving of a loving home. While you may be ready to begin your journey, the processes of adoption can be complicated. Our skilled Annapolis adoption lawyers can help you navigate the legal system to help you bring a child into your home.

Adoptions in Maryland

Many people may be involved in the adoption process, including the child’s biological parents, you and your family, and the child you are adopting. With numerous individuals having an interest in the adoption, the proceedings can be emotionally charged and stressful. At Rice Law, we are dedicated to working with you throughout the process to understand your concerns and help ease the stress.

In Maryland, there are three different types of adoptions:

  • Public agency adoptions: These are adoptions that are filed by the department of social services
  • Private agency adoptions: These are filed by private adoption agencies
  • Independent adoptions: These are filed by individuals, such as stepparents or co-parents

Each type of adoption has unique rules governing it that may require the guidance of a lawyer. With over decades of collective experience in family law, our knowledgeable Annapolis adoption attorneys understand the various types of circumstances and know how to approach your case.

Dedicated to Helping You Achieve Your Goals

At Rice Law, we listen to your questions and concerns and work hard to help you obtain the outcome you want to achieve. Family is the most important thing in your life, which is why we are committed to providing you with caring and compassionate representation while helping you through a journey that will have a profound impact on your family.