Reducing Stress During the Adoption Process in Oklahoma

November 21, 2022

There are many options available to you when it comes to adoption. However, the adoption process can cause stress for many reasons. There are many decisions to be made, and often, it can feel as though you are not sure what the right decision is. Also, the emotional adjustment comes with adding a new member… Read more »

Common Requirements for Adoption in Oklahoma

November 07, 2022

Adoption is a big decision for the adopter, the adoptee(s), and the biological parents. It is common for adoption to be positive, life-changing experience for both parties. It’s wise to talk with one of the adoption lawyers OKC, Lisa R. Howard before beginning the adoption process. Here, we will cover adoption requirements and other considerations… Read more »

Is It Possible To Adopt Someone Over 18 in Oklahoma?

October 24, 2022

You might think that adoption is only for children. However, an adult can adopt another adult in Oklahoma. In fact, an adult may be adopted by another adult so long as the adopting adult(s) agrees to it. If adults decide to move forward with this, a court will review the matter and ensure that it… Read more »

Differences Between an Open Adoption and a Closed Adoption

October 10, 2022

An adoption arrangement has a lifetime impact on your relationship with your child. Most important in open adoption or closed adoption is deciding what will have the best effect on your children’s lives. Many adopted children seek contact with their birth parents as adults. Adoption records in Oklahoma can unseal at age 18. Oklahoma adoptive… Read more »

Can My Partner Adopt My Child if We are Not Married?

September 05, 2022

Complications in the issue of adoption can lead to many debates over the legality of adopting another person’s child — your partner’s child. The law has made it clear that an unmarried couple in Oklahoma cannot legally adopt a child together. However, once a couple is married the stepparent can adopt their spouse’s child. If… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Stepparent Adoption in OK

July 11, 2022

Stepparent adoption is a normal process in the United States. However, the different states have different laws explaining how someone becomes legally eligible for adoption. Stepparent adoption in Oklahoma is a frequent occurrence. However, specific crucial laws govern Oklahoma stepparent adoption that many step parents may not know. Due to these essential laws, stepparents often… Read more »

How Long Does Stepparent Adoption Take?

June 20, 2022

Stepparent adoption is any situation in which a person becomes a legal parent for his or her spouse’s child. This is a process that provides legal security for individuals who are not related to a child biologically. Step parent adoption in Oklahoma is a bit different than other types of adoptions. This is why it… Read more »

Do I Have to Meet Any Legal Requirements as a Stepparent to Adopt?

June 06, 2022

Child adoption is an amazing moment for both the child and the parent. However, the adoption legal process laws require you to fulfill certain conditions. The end goal of the stepchild adoption process is to get a Final Decree of Adoption. The entire process can be emotional and complex, mainly because of the paperwork involved…. Read more »

Can a Stepparent Adopt a Child in Oklahoma?

May 23, 2022

Step parent adoption Oklahoma allows blended families an opportunity to create a more formal family structure, creating a new bond between stepparent and child. Oklahoma has specific laws and information that may not be discernible to stepparents. To successfully navigate step parent adoption in Oklahoma, many families turn to Lisa R Howard PLLC for advice and assistance with the… Read more »

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