Many adoption proceedings are for stepparents. When a stepparent adopts their spouse’s child they are agreeing to financially support their spouse’s child and dismissing the non-custodial parent from any rights to the child. If you are thinking about adopting your stepchild here are some things to consider during the process:
Adopting a child is a big decision for a couple to make and the process is often long and grueling. Here are a few tips to make the process of adopting a child a little easier on you and your family.