Offit Kurman’s Family Law and Adoption Attorneys provide professional, personalized, and high-quality legal services to families and individuals who are seeking to grow their family through adoption or assisted reproductive technology. Our attorneys are passionate about helping clients understand their rights so they can make the decisions that best fit their goals in the short and long term.  We work together with our clients to strategize and implement solutions through careful planning and consideration of all possible complications or obstacles.

Types of Adoption

  • Domestic Adoptions
  • Confirmatory adoption following conception through assistive productive technology
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Private Adoptions
  • Same-Sex Adoptions
  • Stepparent Adoptions
  • Contested Adoptions

Assisted Reproductive Technology

  • Gestational carrier agreements
  • Donor agreements
  • Embryo placement agreements
  • Pre-birth orders in the courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware
  • Establishing legal parentage with Pennsylvania's Assisted Conception Birth Registration and other tools available under state law

Adoption Agency Representation

  • Licensing matters
  • Compliance issues
  • Contracts
  • Administrative appeals
  • Client issues
  • Hague compliance and Hague compliance consultations
  • Advocacy
  • Defense during litigation for contested issues

Birth Parent Representation

  • Advocate for rights
  • Explore birth father issues
  • Develop hospital plan
  • Interstate approval process

Other Services

  • Foreign Re-Adoption
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Adoption Subsidy Negotiations