The reasons why couples choose adoption in Georgia are as unique and individual as the children involved. There may be fertility issues which prevent them from conceiving, or it may be the desire to provide a needy child with a loving home. Same sex couples choose adoption as an alternative to surrogacy, and increasing numbers of single parents are now choosing to adopt as well.

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You’ve officially decided to adopt and you’re excited to get the process started; but where do you begin?

Georgia Stepparent Adoption by Stearns-Montgomery & Proctor

A stepparent can be an essential part of a child's life, and oftentimes stepparents can provide more emotional and financial support for a child than a biological parent.

Over the last decade, U.S. families adopting children from foreign nations have grown at an average of 20,000 children per year according to the Bureau of Consular Affairs.

International Adoption or Intercountry Adoption is the process of adopting a child from a different country other than your own through permanent legal means, and bringing the child to your home country to live with you permanently. The Hague Convention of International Adoption is important to understand as it provides guidelines for international adoption to protect the children being adopted across country borders.