Columbus, GA asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Georgia

Q: Can we adopt my nephew although he is in a foster home that wants to adopt him?

My husband and I just found out that his nephew will be adopted by a foster family next week if no one in the family steps up to take him. We would love to possibly adopt him but we are not sure what to do or if it is possible. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri while we live in Columbus, Georgia. He will be 2 years old in November. What do we need to do to be able to stop the adoption and gain custody?

1 Lawyer Answer
Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Time is of the essence since the adoption will take place next week. You should consult with an attorney immediately who can help you plan the proper course of action for this. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558

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