Maintaining a positive relationship with the other bio-parent of your child is not always possible. In many cases, despite your best intentions, you might find the other bio-parent is irresponsible and unreasonable. This can raise questions as you move forward with step-parent...
Family Formation Blog
Wednesday, July 15 2020 - 2:30PM
Second-parent adoptions have been around longer than many people realize because up until 2017, they had not been legalized in all 50 states. DC, for example, legalized second-parent adoptions over 20 years ago, which has led to the establishment of laws to protect all parties...
Wednesday, January 15 2020 - 10:00AM
A second parent adoption happens when a second parent obtains complete parental rights without the “first parent” losing any rights.
Thursday, January 2 2020 - 9:00AM
Family Formation Law Office is excited to announce that effective June 1, 2019, Maryland adoption and parentage laws will be changed for the better!
Wednesday, June 5 2019 - 11:16AM
It is a natural inclination of many children to desire to be adopted by their stepparent. In many cases, a stepchild would like to surprise their stepparent after going ahead on their own to get the ball rolling. While such a heartwarming gesture is a lovely idea, the laws...
Thursday, March 7 2019 - 9:06AM