Our lawyers can provide specialist advice on the issue of adoption law.

You may wish to adopt a child into your family or indeed challenge someone’s right to adopt your child. In those cases we can help you to deal with the matter and get through what can be a stressful process.

Adoption order. The effect of the order is that the birth parents no longer have rights and responsibilities are given to the adoptive parents.

Before the court can make an Adoption Order, the court has to be satisfied of all of the following:

  • the child was under the age of 18 when the application was made
  • the child is not – or has never been – married or in a civil partnership
  • both birth parents have given their consent to the adoption

Your application will be considered on the basis of whether you can meet the adopted child’s needs. It does not matter whether you own your own home or are in or out of work. The court will take into consideration what the child’s best interest is.

A police check will be required for you and all adult members of your household.

Simply contact us today on 0113 270 7002 or email us to book a free consultation.

Why Choose Us!

Harris and Green Solicitors have recently extended their services to include family law. Although we are family law solicitors in Leeds, we don’t just cover the Leeds area. Our family law clients are national and span the whole of the UK.

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Our qualified and experienced solicitors handle your case with care, sensitivity and professionalism

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We are members of Resolution, and are committed to dealing with matters in a constructive way in order to achieve a settlement without the need for expensive court proceedings.

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Family Law is sensitive and can require a keen understanding of the technicalities that divorces, FINANCES, CHILD ARRANGEMENTS, DOMESTIC violence, forced marriages and other family law issues can bring.

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