Do you want to grow your family through adoption or assisted reproduction?

Adding another family member through adoption or assisted reproduction is a transformative experience for everyone involved. For families, the process is much more than a one-time legal transaction – it can truly be a lifelong journey. Adoption and assisted reproduction laws in Oregon are complex, so it is important to work with an attorney who has a solid understanding of family creation laws.

We have experience helping clients navigate the legal waters of adding a family law member or family planning. There are a lot of different ways to add a family member, and we know that can be stressful. Attorney Audrey Stone aims to make the process as straightforward and simple as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it’s certainly possible for a stepparent to adopt their stepchild. It happens frequently. It’s important to have an attorney by your side for this process though because there are a lot of hoops to jump through to make this happen. Our attorney Audrey Stone has experience negotiating with the bio-parent, terminating parental rights, and completing the full adoption process with the Department of Human Services. She would love to help you!

Yes! And it happens more often than you may think. It’s a simple process with major benefits. As an adult, you can be adopted by another adult. The most common purposes of this is to 1) recognize the family structure that has been in place (such as a step-parent adopting an 18 year old stepchild) and 2) to preserve inheritance benefits for the adoptee.

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