In situations particularly where the family has been involved with social services or care proceedings, children are not able to carry on living with their natural parents.
The alternative can be adoption, which will result in the natural parents losing their parental responsibility for the child, and the full rights and duties of a parent are acquired by the adoptive parent. These cases often involve difficult and sensitive issues and require a specialist team, such as Makin Dixon, who have the knowledge and experience required.
We act for couples or single people who wish to adopt a child and this can be publicly funded, privately funded or our fees can be paid for by the Local Authority.
We can advise you as to what the effects of adoption are and what the procedures for adoption entail.
We also act for natural parents who have been served with an application for adoption.
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