“What it does not require is colorblindness or “post-racialism” or “racelessness” — if you are choosing not to see your child as Black, the message you are sending is that you value your child only if you strip away something that is integral to her identity, her existence and her sense of self. We will…

Contested Adoption Trial Update: WE WON! ADOPTION TRIAL UPDATE: As many of our followers and clients know, Autumn spent the past 6 weeks deep into trial preparations and spent the end of August in trial on a very contested termination of parental rights and adoption case. Today we receive the ruling and… WE WON!! Our…

Happy Adoption Day! Adoption day! We are so honored to help another family finalize their adoption today! This family has been trying to complete their adoption for 2 years, so Attorney Hancock was delighted when they called to ask her to step in and help them they get it done. Today marks the end of…

Happy Adoption Day!! Just finished our last court hearing of the year – and how perfect that it was an adoption finalization! We are so honored to play a role in formalizing the bonds shared by this incredible family! Happy Adoption Day!! #adoption#adoptionislove#adoptionday#Lawyer#adoptionlawyer#newyear

Happy Adoption Day! What a wonderful way to start a new month! We are so honored to help formalize the family bonds that were already formed in your hearts. Love always leads to great miracles. Happy Adoption Day!

” Thanksgiving week is upon us and, although it’s been challenging, I have SO MUCH to be thankful for this year. One of the things that brings me the most joy in my life is the opportunity to help form families. What a fantastic way to spend a Friday afternoon! I LOVE ADOPTION DAY! ”…

Our favorite days are adoption days!!! This afternoon, we had the honor of finalizing the adoption of this sweet 9 year old young lady. This has been a long road for this incredible family, but look at the happy ending!

Attorneys Autumn Hancock and Rachel Bennett recently attended the Lawyers for Young Adults Pro Bono Project Continuing Legal Education Seminar. The seminar provided instruction and guidance on assisting young adults who are aging out of the foster care system. These young folks are often entitled to living assistance, payment for college courses, and other opportunities…

I remember the first time my Dad told me he was adopted. I was not quite old enough or wise enough to really understand what he meant at the time but I was savvy enough to know that being adopted at the age of 13 was somewhat unusual. My grandparents on my Dad’s side were…