An Equitable Adoption?  You Are Either Legally Adopted or You Are Not.  There is No In-Between. (Part 1)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a Freehold Township, Monmouth County, NJ Adoption Attorney Part 1 of a 2 Part Series Adoptions are a very serious matter, yet there is no shortage of interesting cases under the law of adoption(s).   One might think that an adoption fits the description of a straightforward proceeding involving adoptive parents, […]

ADOPTION LAW NJ – ACCESSING ADOPTION RECORDS FROM THE STATE OF NJ

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Adoption Lawyer By law, the State of New Jersey must make information about the child you are seeking to adopt available to you.   This includes information about the child’s health, date of birth, age, and information about the birth parents.  These records are typically sealed in most […]

ADOPTION LAW NJ – BRIEF OVERVIEW OF NJ ADOPTION LAWS

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Adoption Lawyer Adoption is a legal process that allows for a parent’s rights to raise and care for a child to be given to another parent.  It’s possible that soon after the child is born, consent for the child to be adopted can be finalized.  After conception […]