Legal Guidance For Adoptive Parents And Expectant Mothers

Adoption is a wonderful way to create or add to a family, but the legal aspects of adoption are complex. Missteps can lead to delays and result in unnecessary stress and costs. If you wish to become a parent through adoption, it is wise to work with an experienced adoption attorney who will help you navigate the process.

The family law attorneys at Brudvik Law Office counsel adoptive parents and expectant mothers throughout North Dakota and western Minnesota. Our lawyers are thoroughly knowledgeable about North Dakota, Minnesota and federal adoption laws. We represent clients in a broad range of adoptive matters, including:

  • Prospective adoptive parents who are working with an agency
  • Private adoptions
  • Surrogate contracts
  • Expectant mothers who wish to find a home for a newborn
  • Stepparent adoptions
  • Grandparents or other extended family interested in establishing a kinship
  • Cohabitating parents who wish to adopt
  • Second-parent adoptions

Reliable Legal Counsel In Friendly Surroundings

We provide a welcoming environment and complete confidentiality for adoptive parents as well as expectant mothers. We will address the financial obligations adoptive parents are expected to cover, and the options regarding whether a birth mother will have contact with your family or receive updates on a child.

We can answer your initial questions during a consultation. Call or use our online contact form to schedule a meeting in our Fargo Office or one of our locations that is more convenient for you.