If you’re considering adopting a child in Pinal County or putting your baby up for adoption in Pinal County, you’ve come to the right place.
Attorney Heather Strickland works with many adoptive families and prospective birth mothers in Pinal County and can help provide you with the resources you need for a successful Pinal County adoption. Because there are so many aspects to a successful adoption, it’s important that you work with a trusted adoption professional like MyersStrickland, PLLC to make your adoption as easy and stress-free as possible.
Every adoption will require an attorney, and Heather Strickland is an adoption attorney near Pinal County who can help with both domestic and foster care adoptions. In addition to the legal aspects of your adoption, she can also walk you through each step of your adoption process, referring you to appropriate adoption professionals in Pinal County and the surrounding area. To learn more about the services MyersStrickland can provide for an adoption in Pinal County, please call us today at 520-327-6041. Our offices are also conveniently located at:
3180 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
Because the adoption process can be lengthy, here are several resources you may need to complete your adoption in Pinal County.
Adoption Agencies in Pinal County
Whether you’re a prospective birth mother or adoptive parent, you may want to work with an adoption agency in Pinal County. These professionals will work with you from the beginning to end of your adoption process and they can provide almost all of the services you need for an adoption.
However, you will still need to work with an adoption attorney to complete the legalities of your adoption. Attorney Heather Strickland commonly works with clients from these adoption agencies in Pinal County and the surrounding area:
Attorney Heather Strickland will make sure that any adoption agency or professional she refers you to is licensed in Arizona. If you work with an unlicensed professional, they may be acting as a facilitator in your adoption, which can cause legal complexities and put your adoption at risk.
Foster Care Adoption in Pinal County
Another kind of adoption that MyersStrickland can complete is a foster care adoption. There are hundreds of children waiting for foster homes and to be adopted in Arizona, and attorney Heather Strickland is proud to work with adoptive parents to help these children find their forever families. You can learn more about the services we provide for foster care adoption by contacting us today.
When you complete a foster care adoption in Pinal County, you will also work with foster care professionals for specific training and screening requirements. Contact these organizations to learn more about foster care adoption in Arizona:
- The Arizona Department of Child Safety
- Foster and Adoptive Council of Tucson (FACT)
- Arizona’s Children Association
- A Place to Call Home
International Adoption Agencies in Pinal County
Choosing to pursue an international adoption will require you to work closely with a certified international adoption agency. There are strict rules and regulations when it comes to which countries you can adopt from and how you can establish your adopted child’s status in the U.S., so make sure that you do your research on international adoption before moving forward with this process.
While MyersStrickland does not complete international adoptions in Pinal County, there are some international adoption agencies nearby that you can contact for more information on this adoption process:
Home Study Providers in Pinal County
When you’re a prospective adoptive family, you’ll need to complete a certified home study investigation — whether you’re completing a domestic, foster care or international adoption. This investigation involves a social worker coming to your home to interview you and your family about your adoption journey and to ensure your home is ready to welcome a new adopted child.
While there are no home study providers for adoption in Pinal County, there are plenty of providers in other counties and across the state of Arizona who can travel to you to complete this process. Attorney Heather Strickland can help by referring you to a trusted home study provider like:
- American Adoptions
- Adoption Solutions of Arizona
- Adoption Home Study Services of Arizona
- Adoption Choices of Arizona
Hospitals in Pinal County
If you’re a pregnant woman considering adoption, you may be asking, “How can I give my child up for adoption in Pinal County?” Know that attorney Heather Strickland can help.
First off, recognize that choosing to place your child is not “giving up”; in fact, it’s choosing to give your baby the best life possible with an adoptive family who may provide what you cannot at this point in your life. When you work with our law firm, Heather will explain all of your unplanned pregnancy options to you and only move forward with adoption if you’re sure it’s the best choice for you and your baby.
Part of the adoption process includes your hospital plan, in which you’ll determine how you want the birth of your child to proceed. We’ll work with you to create this plan and choose a local hospital and obstetrician that’s best for you, which may be:
37000 N. Gantzel Rd.
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
1800 E. Florence Blvd.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
1780 E. Florence Blvd. #108
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Whether you’re considering putting a baby up for adoption in Pinal County or wondering how to adopt a child in Pinal County, please contact attorney Heather Strickland today. She will explain exactly what to expect from the adoption process and which kind of local adoption professionals you may need to complete your adoption in Pinal County.
To learn more or get started today, please call our law firm at 520-327-6041 or contact us online.