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Family Law

Jefferson City Adoption Attorney

Adoption is how a child, or sometimes an adult, is forever made part of your family. An adoption lawyer handles the process for individuals and families ready to adopt. Scott frequently handles adoptions in courts throughout Missouri. Scott, in his role as an adoption lawyer or adoption attorney, has helped people and families with hundreds of adoptions. Individuals and families need a lawyer to help them through the court process, show up in court, file documents with the court, and with other state offices.

Adoption Process

Adoption is the legal process of making a child or children part of their new family. Parents that adopt a child are now considered that child’s parents. Adoptions can happen in a number of different ways. Some adoptions may happen because the birth parents may agree. These types of cases occur by consent. Some cases require a court hearing to terminate the parent’s rights to a child. Adoptions can also happen without terminating the birth parents’ rights. An experienced lawyer or adoption attorney can explain the process. Scott can also explain the process for terminating a parent’s rights to a child.

Scott Hamblin works with people, families, adoption agencies and placement agencies, but Scott does not place children for adoption. Scott will begin by meeting with people and families and explaining the process in detail. Scott will prepare the necessary paperwork. He will work to help families with the required court papers. Scott will arrange for the court hearing before the Judge and conduct the hearing.

Adoption Lawyers’ Personal Insight Into Building Families

Scott Hamblin and his wife have been foster parents and are adoptive parents. Scott has worked for years with juvenile courts and Children’s Division, formerly Division of Family Services (“DFS”). Scott can relate to the frustration of waiting to be able to adopt a child. As an experienced adoption lawyer who knows the process well, Scott can sometimes help your case move faster and make the process easier.


Contact a Jefferson City Adoption Lawyer Today

For more information or assistance regarding your adoption, how to adopt a child or any aspect of the adoption process, please contact Scott Hamblin.

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Scott will keep you up to date on all important developments in your case. When you need to get in touch with him, he will be there to answer your call or return it promptly.

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