Main Article on Name/Gender Change

Updated April 2021:  Read my article on Name/Gender Change (it has been viewed over 13,00 times) and is regularly updated.

Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting for a child and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities from the original parent or parents.

If you are considering adoption, there are legal steps that must be completed before you can experience parenthood. It would be in your best interest to discuss your situation with an experienced Arkansas family law attorney.

Lauro Law, PLLC provides advice, legal services and representation in:

  • Private adoptions
  • Stepparent adoptions
  • Grandparent adoptions
  • Adoptions by siblings or other family members
  • LGBT adoptions

At Lauro Law, PLLC we take a special interest in every case and we will:

  • Explain the adoption process
  • Explain your rights and responsibilities as a parent
  • Explain how we can facilitate the adoption
  • Assist you in obtaining the consent of the biological parent(s)
  • Prepare and file the adoption petition and supporting documents
  • Provide advice and guidance if a home visit and evaluation is needed (private adoption)
  • Represent you at the adoption hearing
  • Obtain a new birth certificate listing the new parent names

At Lauro Law, PLLC we will use our knowledge of Arkansas Family Law and our experience to answer your adoption questions and assist you though the adoption process.

We also represent clients wanting alimony modifications, which may be warranted if a significant change in circumstances has occurred such as remarriage, loss of a job or a significant change in income.

Contact Lauro Law, PLLC by calling 501-613-6529 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a free initial consultation.

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