Adoption

Signature Law LLP have extensive experience in all kinds of adoption cases, whether it be step parent or adoption from care we will be able to offer advice on the best course of action for your individual circumstances.

Sital Somaiya at Signature Law LLP is approved by and a member of key associations which enhance our ability to help you, including: The Law Society Children Panel and member of resolution.

Adoption is a complicated process and it is important to seek expert legal advice to ensure that you are prepared for all eventualities.

Anyone over the age of 21 is eligible to be considered to adopt if they can provide a permanent, stable, caring and loving environment for a child. An assessment to ensure you are capable of providing for a child’s needs will be undertaken but you cannot be ruled out for consideration based on: marital status, employment, race or religion, sexuality, age or disability.

Children under the age of 18 are eligible for adoption, unless they are or have been married.

Signature Law LLP can offer you assistance in the following:

  • Step parent adoption
  • Adoption by relatives
  • Adoption from care
  • Same sex couple adoption
  • Post adoption problems
  • Special guardianship orders