Extended families can play an important part in a child’s life. These significant connections can be a trusted source of care and comfort during times when they are needed the most. When parents are no longer fit to care for a child, relatives may step in and provide the love and support they need through kinship adoption.
If you are facing this sensitive adoption issue, contact Karin Johnson Chatfield LLC for compassionate legal advice from a Denver adoption lawyer.
When a child is adopted and cared for by actual relatives, it can serve as a great source of stability in their lives. In the state of Colorado, these relatives may be able to step in when a child has been abandoned or abused.
Relatives or family members can provide the following, and more:
In the unfortunate case where a child is put in an unsafe or unstable situation, a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or first cousin may be able to step in to care for the child. I’ve helped hundreds of families throughout the Denver metropolitan area, and may be able to advise you through this complicated and delicate matter.
I have experience with the laws surrounding these cases and can take the time to explain the entire adoption process to you. From your basic duties as a guardian to the background investigations you may go through, I am here to provide the insight and counsel you need. As a Denver family law attorney, I act as your partner through this challenging and complex time and ensure your rights are fully protected throughout the process.