Stepparent Adoptions Made Easy
“We chose to do a stepparent adoption, Ms. Bundy…was the third attorney that I have retained for this same purpose and is the only attorney who was able to get us to where we are today.”
“We had spent $10,000+ and gone through 3 different lawyers who promised they could get our stepparent adoption done but didn’t. Lucrece moved quickly and had my stepparent adoption finalized in about 4 months!!!”
“My husband & I recently worked with Lucrece for a stepparent adoption and Lucrece exceeded our already high expectations. She is extremely knowledgeable, & made the process as quick & easy on us as possible.”
Why Stepparent Adoption?
Because it represents more than just a “piece of paper”
As a licensed Adoption Attorney in Nebraska and lowa, I have finalized 100s of adoptions. I’m interested in your family and how I can help.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stepparent Adoption
It can take anywhere from a couple of months to over a year for a stepparent adoption to be finalized depending on the circumstances of your specific situation.
To start your stepparent adoption in Nebraska, you will need:
- Marriage: The stepparent must be married to his/her stepchild’s biological parent.
- Residence: The stepchild must have been living with the stepparent for at least 6 months before the stepparent adoption can start.
- Consents: If you want to adopt your stepchild, both your spouse and the other biological parent have to agree to it. The law does grants some exceptions to getting the consent of the absent biological parent.
On average, a stepparent adoption in Nebraska can cost anywhere from $3,000 to over $5,000 depending on the complexity of your specific situation. Schedule a free consultation with our law office to find out how much yours will cost.
Yes! In Nebraska, the law allows for the adoption of your adult stepchild. So if you never got around to adopting your stepchild for one reason or another, it is not too late to start the process. Call us to get started today.
There are a lot of situations in which the non-custodial biological parent may not agree to a stepparent adoption. The law provides a mechanism to proceed with stepparent adoptions without the non-custodial absent biological parent but they are very complex. Schedule a free consult with our law office to find out what to expect for your specific situation.
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