Clearly, the easiest and most amicable stepparent adoptions happen when the other parent voluntarily agrees to give up their legal parental rights, however, this is not often the case. There are many complex issues to consider when making a request for a stepparent adoption. Thus, if you would like to adopt your stepchild, it is essential that you have an experienced Sacramento stepparent adoption attorney guide you through every step of the process.

At the Law Offices of Mark Grotewohl our principal object in stepparent adoptions is to promote the welfare of the children involved. We understand that taking the first step to adopt your stepchild can be an overwhelming and confusing process to navigate without an experienced family law attorney.

If you are thinking about creating a legal parental relationship with your stepchild, a lawyer knowledgeable in California adoption laws and case history can provide significant help in properly handling the adoption process.

To learn more about stepparent adoption in California, contact us to schedule a consultation.