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Aaron C. Bock, Esq.
Daniel R. Tota, Esq.
Albert J. Durante, Esq.
Melissa A. D'Ippolito, Esq.
Christine M. Murphy, Esq.
Robert J. Hoffman, Esq. Of-Counsel
Ingrid E. O'Sullivan, Esq. Of-Counsel
Angelo G. MacDonald, Esq. Of-Counsel
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Adoption Lawyer in Yorktown Heights, NY

Adopting a child is a wonderful thing as you may be giving the child a new home and a new chance at a close family. A representative from our firm will be able to help you through the adoption process as it can be long and difficult. We will also be able to help you determine if you are eligible to adopt. The following are laws regarding New York adoption, NYSS Article 7 § 110 who may adopt:

  • A single parent
  • Who has been through divorce as long as the adopted child will not be named the child or step child of the non-adopting spouse for the purpose of inheritance, support, obligations or for any other reason.
  • A married couple
  • May adopt the child of the other spouse if one of them is a minor or if they are both adults.
  • It is unlawful to disqualify a couple or individual based solely on the fact that they have or had cancer or any other health disease.

There are many other terms and situations that pertain to adoption and a representative from our firm will be able to help you by providing information regarding your eligibility for adoption under specific circumstances.

Seeking to adopt? We can help!

If you are seeking to go through the process of adoption then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a Yorktown Heights family law attorney from Durante, Bock & Tota, PLLC. Our firm has extensive experience in many different areas of law and we will be able to help you through this process. There are many different requirements for each specific scenario and we will be able to inform you of these requirements and help you to meet the specific criteria as much as possible. Contact our firm today to discuss your case and how we can help.