Some couples desire to have a big family, either biologically or through the adoptive process. Those interested in adopting a child in Georgia have a variety of resources available to them that explain the available options and the steps that they will need to take. One option that is a possibility for prospective parents is foster care adoption. Family law professionals can assist families through this process.
One couple in another state had a child of their own before they were informed that they could not have any more biological children. While this was sad news to hear, they were open to adopting children and decided that they would begin by becoming foster parents. During this time, the couple fell in love with several children, but was not able to adopt them because they returned to their families.
Finally, the family of three grew to a family of six and then a family of eight. With five adopted children, this couple has their hands full. This is especially true as this husband and wife chose to adopt children who have some type of special need. The family would not change a thing, though, and the children love their brothers and sisters immensely.
This couple was able to provide a forever home for several children in the foster care system. Families in Georgia considering adoption my want to pursue this option or may choose to adopt internationally. Regardless of which path a family chooses to take, family law attorneys can help them through the process of finding their adoptive child and becoming parents.
Source: cbs19.tv, “Children are a Gift: Gonzalez Family Adoption”, Gillian Sheridan, Dec. 7, 2016