Honolulu Adoption Attorneys
Growing Your ‘Ohana
Coates Frey Tanimoto & Gibson lawyers understand the importance of family. We treat our clients like family
and make ourselves available to ensure they can obtain and maintain the
best family life possible. Our lawyers are especially passionate about
cases that allow us to expand your family, such as adoption.
Types of adoption we can help with include:
- Adult adoption
- Stepparent adoption
- Grandparent adoption
No matter the circumstances, our attorneys can help you navigate the specific
adoption paperwork and procedures pertinent to your case so you can welcome
new members into your family.
We are available to help families in Oahu and neighboring islands through
the adoption process.
Contact us today to get started:
What Does an Adoption Lawyer Do?
An adoption attorney is present to facilitate the adoption process from
beginning to end.
Our lawyers will help you by:
- Filing all necessary paperwork
- Representing you in adoption hearings
- Understanding Hawaiian adoption laws and how they affect your case
- Answering your questions and concerns
We are fluent in our state’s adoption laws and processes. We are
prepared to be your resource with any worries along the way and guide
you through the paperwork easily and efficiently.
Call our lawyers for more information about adopting in Honolulu:
Adoption Requirements in Hawaii
To successfully adopt a child in Hawaii, the Family Court must offer its
Qualifications that they look for in potential adoptive parents include:
- Either a single unmarried person or a married couple where both spouses
are legally adopting the child. Alternatively, the adopter could be married
to the birthparent of the adoptee as in stepchildren adoptions
- Ability to provide a beneficial transition and living situation for the child
- All necessary consents for the child allowing them to be adopted
Our adoption attorneys will be able to better asses your situation during
your complimentary consultation. We’ll discuss the type of adoption
you’re pursuing and provide relevant consult and legal representation
as we move forward.
Individuals who are considering adoption should
contact our lawyers for experienced professionals who are familiar with the process on every