How can a South Dakota adoption attorney help me if I am ready to give my child to a loving home?


Making the decision to give your child up for adoption is not an easy one. Biological mothers often become very attached to the children growing inside of them. Even when they realize they would not be able to give their children an acceptable quality of life, giving up custody of the children can be extremely difficult.

If this is a situation you are currently facing, you may have heard that having an adoption lawyer in South Dakota can help. While you are confident in your decision to surrender your child, there are still many questions about how to handle the procedure.

How An Adoption Attorney Can Help You

Your lawyer can negotiate with the adoptive parents.

While you look for the right placement for your child, you will be faced with an overwhelming amount of information and considerations. Making these negotiations, such as money paid out for your labor, timing of giving up the child, etc., is not easy. Having an experienced lawyer at your side can ease the process and can help guide you toward making decisions that are in your best interest.

Your lawyer can ensure your parental rights are terminated.

When you know you want to give your child up for adoption, terminating your rights as the birth parent is a necessary step. This is best done with the help of a lawyer.

Your lawyer can provide crucial help with specialty cases.

In some unique cases, your adoption may become more complex than you may have initially realized. For example, Native American women giving up their children for adoption face a different set of laws and regulations than those of women that do not live in Native American communities. Having an attorney experienced in this area of the law can help.

As you make your decision to give your child up for adoption, contact Swier Law Firm, Prof. LLC, for trustworthy and confidential help. Call us today at (605) 286-3218 and we will send you FREE a copy of our book on adoption in South Dakota.

Brooke Swier Schloss
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Family Law and Estate Planning attorney helping families across South Dakota plan and protect their loved ones