“However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.”Valerie Harper
Welcoming a child into your life and your home is a joyful event. Sometimes, however, the adoption process can be fraught with frustrations and red-tape. But it doesn’t have to be this way: Savannah, Georgia Domestic Adoption Lawyer Carrie Murray Nellis has made it her life’s work to ensure that people who wish to adopt children will be able to do so in as stress-free a manner as possible.
Working from her offices in Savannah and St. Simons Island, GA, Georgia Adoption Attorney Carrie Murray Nellis is dedicated to working tirelessly with families, couples and singles who wish to extend their love to include a child in need. She deals with a variety of domestic adoptions, including Independent Adoptions, Agency Adoptions, Relative, Grandparent, Family, and Step-Parent Adoptions, Single-Parent Adoptions, and Foster Adoptions.
Handling Domestic Independent Adoptions (Private Adoptions)
In most domestic independent adoptions, also known as private adoptions, adoptive parents have found a birth mother on their own without directly working with an agency. Because there is usually no agency involved, it is vital that you work with an experienced adoption lawyer who can help you navigate this complicated process.
Adoption attorney Carrie Murray Nellis can help you screen adoptive candidates, answer all of your questions and handle all the paperwork required. She has worked with a multitude of adoptive parents through domestic independent adoptions and has had countless successes.
Dealing with Domestic Agency Adoptions
Adoption Lawyer Carrie Murray Nellis has also spent years representing clients in domestic agency adoptions. In this kind of adoption, the birth mother has placed her child with a licensed adoption agency, and the agency then places the child into the home of adoptive parents.
Attorney Nellis assists with all of the legal aspects of the adoption: drafting adoption petitions, termination of the biological parents’ parental rights, representation at adoption hearings, obtaining birth certificates and Social Security cards, and finalizing the adoption so that you have the rights of a parent. She can also advise you on the tax implications and benefits of domestic adoption. Her goal is to see your adoption finalized so that you can begin your new life.