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When You Give a Baby Up for Adoption, Do You Have to Go to Court?

When You Give a Baby Up for Adoption, Do You Have to Go to Court?

Many elements of the adoption process can seem intimidating. As an expectant mother experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you are already likely feeling an overwhelming rush of emotions — both positive and negative. Of all the things expectant mothers wonder about,...
Can a Friend Adopt My Baby?

Can a Friend Adopt My Baby?

It’s common to hear the phrase “giving a baby up” for adoption. But, if you are an expectant mother experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you should know that choosing adoption for your baby is not giving up — it is giving life. Choosing adoption comes from a place of...
How Safe Haven Baby Adoptions Work in Iowa

How Safe Haven Baby Adoptions Work in Iowa

It takes a lot of bravery to decide that you aren’t able to parent a baby. You may have initially planned to raise your baby, but now find yourself overwhelmed and not sure what to do days or weeks after your child’s birth. When looking at your options, you may have...
Is Open Adoption Legally Enforceable in Iowa?

Is Open Adoption Legally Enforceable in Iowa?

If you’re a prospective birth or adoptive parent considering open adoption, you might be worried about the other party of the adoption keeping their postadoption communication agreement. It’s an understandable concern; entering into an agreement for the next decade...
Are You Thinking About Adoption for Your Baby in Iowa?

Are You Thinking About Adoption for Your Baby in Iowa?

Are you considering adoption for your unplanned pregnancy? If you’re pregnant and looking into adoption in Iowa, Nelson Law Firm, PLLC can help. You can call our main office in Waterloo at 319-291-6161 now for free, no-obligation information about your unplanned...