Laura Dale & Associates, P.C.
Se Habla Español Nous Parlons Français
Call 713-574-7952 or 888-572-6059

Parents share stories of life after adoption

Having children at home can be a joy. To be a parent, however, can also be a lifelong wish for other people who do not have children. Fortunately, in Houston, Texas, there are options available to become a parent. Although adoption can be complex among other family law concerns, it is definitely worth considering.

In a recent article about adoption, one couple and one single father had adoption as their only way to become parents. The couple adopted four siblings. After finding out a few years ago that they could not have children of their own, they decided to adopt. One of the adoptive parents stated that it was very emotional to adjust from being a foster parent to being an adoptive parent. The adoptive father said that they worried that someone might take the children from them, perhaps a relative, after the adoption. As for the adoptive mother, she thinks that the process is worthwhile and thinks the decision is a good way to take care of the children.

On the other hand, the single father was one of the first single fathers to go through adoption. He said that he felt that if he did not pursue the process, he would have let the child down. He felt that he could not walk away from the responsibility of taking care of the child no matter what.

The stories of both parents are quite interesting. There has been a decline in the number of adoptions within the U.S. The process of adopting a child is serious. Different factors are considered when a person applies to adopt a child These factors include whether the person, or couple, is fit as a parent. A person interested in adopting a child needs to ensure his or her ability to take care of the child, financially, mentally and physically.

In Texas, an adoptive parent must go through several steps before the adoption can be finalized. Help and resources are available to interested parties. Adoption can allow people to realize their dream of becoming a parent. Above all, the adoption can provide what is best for the child.

Source: WDTV, "Adoptive Parents Share Story of Bringing Their Families Together," Lindsey Bumworth, May 2, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Client Testimonials

  1. Laura Dale the best Family Law attorney I have ever met... Posted by John...Listens, takes your calls, tells you the truth (even when it may not be what you want to hear)... Read More

  2. The Best...Posted by a Child Custody client... Laura Dale handled my international child custody and divorce matter. I am an attorney in Houston and was referred to her... Read More

  3. A Meticulous, Knowledgeable, Attorney with Heart...Posted by a Child Custody client... Laura was not the first attorney that my husband and I interviewed for an extremely complex... Read More

  4. Top Notch, Hands Down - The Best...Posted by Tammi, a Child Custody client... Laura Dale has been absolutely the best attorney I could have found for my difficult child custody... Read More

Contact Our Experienced Team Today | Se habla español | Nous parlons français

Due to the experience our lawyers have in many specialized areas, you can rely on us to put together the right team to handle your case, even if it centers on complex issues such as international family law, business valuation or bankruptcy. Contact us today to make an appointment to discuss your needs with a knowledgeable lawyer.

Login to Client Portal

Laura Dale & Associates, P.C.
1800 Saint James Place
Suite 620
Houston, TX 77056

Toll Free: 888-572-6059
Phone: 713-574-7952
Fax: 713-600-1718
Houston Law Office Map