Adoption in Yuma and Pima

Whether you’re looking to complete your family through an adoption in Tucson or considering putting a baby up for adoption in Tucson or another part of Pima County, there are plenty of helpful resources available to you.

There are many aspects involved in an adoption in Tucson, including choosing an adoption professional, completing any legal requirements (like a home study for prospective adoptive parents) and deciding what kind of adoption is right for you. In this article, you can find a list of these resources to help you learn more about adoption in Pima County.

If you’re a family looking to complete a Tucson adoption or a woman wondering how to “give a baby up” for adoption in Tucson, please contact Tucson adoption attorney Heather Strickland at 520-327-6041 today. She can explain the adoption process to you and help you determine whether adoption is right for you. As an adoption lawyer, she will not only be able to complete your legal requirements for adoption but also walk you through all the steps of the adoption process.

While Heather provides services to prospective birth mothers and adoptive families throughout Arizona, her office is located in Tucson at:

3180 East Grant Road

Tucson, AZ 85716

While our law firm can give you all the information you need to complete an adoption in Tucson, here are some trusted resources you may need for your adoption process.

Adoption Agencies in Tucson

Adoption agencies work with prospective adoptive families and birth mothers from the beginning to the end of the adoption process. If you choose to work with an adoption agency, you will still need legal counsel, and MyersStrickland can be your trusted law professional. Here are some common adoption agencies serving Tucson and nearby areas that attorney Heather Strickland works with:

If you choose to work with an adoption agency, it is very important to ensure that your chosen agency is licensed in Arizona. Even if you choose to work with a reputable agency licensed in another state, they may be acting as a facilitator in your Arizona adoption, which could cause legal complications and put your adoption at risk.

MyersStrickland can provide you with referrals to Arizona-licensed adoption agencies, as well as unbiased information about Arizona’s adoption laws, agency licensing requirements, and the legal risks of working with certain adoption professionals.

Foster Care Adoption in Tucson

One way that prospective adoptive parents can build their family is through foster care adoption. MyersStrickland has helped thousands of families complete a foster care adoption in Tucson and Pima County, and attorney Heather Strickland can explain every detail of the process to you.

When you work with our law firm for a foster care adoption in Tucson, you will also work with the Department of Child Safety or another foster care adoption agency in Pima County. To learn more about foster care adoption, contact Heather or these professionals:

International Adoption Agencies in Tucson

If you’re a prospective adoptive parent looking to adopt a child from another country, you’ll need to work closely with an international adoption agency in Tucson or the surrounding area to complete the requirements for this kind of adoption. Depending on your situation and the country involved, attorney Heather Strickland may be able to help you complete your international adoption.  If she is unable to directly assist in the adoption, she may be able to refer you to the proper international adoption professional to begin your adoption process.

To learn more about international adoption in Tucson and Pima County, please contact these professionals:

Home Study Providers in Tucson

No matter whether you’re completing a foster care adoption, an international adoption or a domestic adoption in Tucson, you will likely have to complete a home study as a prospective adoptive family. This is an investigation of your family and your home life to make sure that you are prepared to bring an adopted child into your life.

When you work with attorney Heather Strickland for your adoption, she will refer you to a trusted home study professional in Pima County. Some Arizona-licensed home study professionals include:

Hospitals in Tucson

If you’re a prospective birth mother putting a baby up for adoption in Tucson or anywhere else in the U.S., you will need to find a medical professional whom you’re comfortable with to provide you prenatal care. You’ll also need to determine which local hospital you’ll use when you give birth to your child.

Attorney Heather Strickland will work closely with you to create a hospital plan and help communicate with your local hospital. Here are some you may be able to choose from:

If you are wondering how to adopt a child in Tucson or how to “give a baby up” for adoption in Tucson, attorney Heather Strickland can help. She’ll give you all the information you need to decide if adoption is right for you and, if it is, help you move forward with your adoption in Pima County. Remember, if you’re a prospective birth mother, choosing adoption isn’t “giving up” your baby — but giving them an opportunity at life that you may be unable to provide at this point.

To learn more about MyersStrickland’s adoption services, call us today at 520-327-6041 or submit our online form.