I believe that adoption is a noble undertaking and I'd like to see the popularity of adoptions rise to the level where every child grows up in a loving and nurturing household. Bechtel Family Law brings a great deal of experience to adoption matters both simple and complex, helping deserving families throughout the state grow their family and provide the ultimate gift to a child.
An experienced adoption lawyer will make all the difference in your stress and anxiety levels when you decide to grow your family via adoption. We work with biological parents, adoptive parents, stepparents, foster families, and relatives. We are compassionate and sensitive to the emotional nature of your decision and the proceedings. Working with our team will give you the confidence you need to stay positive and motivated during the adoption process.
If you are considering adoption, we can help you wade through the red tape and handle the proceedings as efficiently as possible. Michelle Bechtel has 20+ years of experience working in family law. She has helped many West Virginians successfully adopt and grow their family in a meaningful way.
Though the process on paper appears simple, adoption can take time to finalize. Prospective parents find that having an experienced lawyer is invaluable in ensuring no missed deadlines or misinterpreted questions will hold up the process any longer than necessary.
In West Virginia, like most states, the adoption process is certainly complex and not very forgiving of mistakes. I've helped oversee hundreds of adoptions and can work with the appropriate governmental agencies to make your adoption process efficient and successful. Contact me today.