Whether you have made the decision to place your child for adoption or are looking to bring a new member into your family, there is paperwork to be filled out, decisions that need to be made and legal hurdles to overcome in order to make it happen. It is important to engage an experienced and compassionate attorney who will work diligently on your behalf.

When looking for an adoption lawyer in the Columbus, Ohio area there is no better choice than Margaret Blackmore. An adoptive parent, Blackmore is one of a select few Columbus, Ohio attorneys who is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. She has over 30 years experience guiding both adoptive and birth families through the adoption process in a variety of situations.

We will serve as your advocate to preserve your rights and recover all possible compensation for:

  • Private/Independent adoptions
  • Interstate (ICPC) adoptions
  • Open adoptions
  • Closed adoptions
  • Agency adoptions
  • Foreign adoptions
  • Relative adoptions
  • Step-parent adoptions
  • Grandparent adoptions
  • Surrogacy contracts

Contested Adoptions

While the most adoptions are uncontested, there are instances where there is a contesting birth parent and a full trial is needed. Blackmore will work with you through the entire process, from discovery and examination of witnesses, to locating expert witnesses, to litigating at trial.

Whether you are considering placing your child for adoption, adopting a child, or are contesting an adoption, it is critical that you seek skilled legal representation. The Law Office of Margaret Blackmore is here to help. Give us a call at 614-221-1341 or fill out a short contact form and we will be in touch to set up an initial consultation.

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