Charleston Adoption Attorney
Adopting a child can be one of the most meaningful experiences in a person's life. At The Hawkins Law Firm, P.A., we offer skilled legal guidance in several types of adoptions, including stepparent adoptions and grandchild adoption.
Are you considering adopting a child in Charleston County, South Carolina? Schedule your free initial consultation with our adoption attorney by calling (843) 628-2755. Attorney Ed Hawkins can inform you of your rights and help you explore your options.
Adopting a Child in Charleston County, South Carolina
Charleston adoption lawyer Ed Hawkins represents biological parents, prospective stepparents, grandparents and other family members in the adoption process. In addition to assisting prospective parents with the process, he assists biological parents who wish to terminate their parental rights.
Whatever your legal need is regarding adoption, The Hawkins Law Firm, P.A. can assist you.
If you would like to adopt your spouse's child or a grandchild, you will need an attorney to walk you through the process. In both situations, the noncustodial biological parent will need to terminate his or her parental rights before the adoption can proceed. In the instance of adopting your grandchild, there will be additional steps taken to prove that the biological parent or parents are unfit to raise the child.
If you need assistance terminating your parental rights, we can also assist you. We can also handle the termination of parental rights in a manner that also terminates your obligations to pay child support.
No matter what your goal is regarding adoption, attorney Hawkins can explain the legal process, help you understand your rights and options and be with you every step of the way.
Contact a Charleston Adoption Lawyer
If you are interested in adopting a child, or if you need assistance regarding termination of parental rights, talk to attorney Ed Hawkins in a free initial consultation. Our Charleston, South Carolina, law firm can be reached by calling (843) 628-2755. You can also contact us online.