Adoption: it can be a daunting journey, but its conclusion – becoming a parent – is worth all the steps needed. Women in the workforce seeking to adopt a child have more resources available to them than they may know. As with any legal matter, it is vital to become educated in the process – and regarding your rights.
What is a Termination of Parental Rights? Surprisingly, termination of parental rights is not a child custody action nor is it an attempt by a parent to get sole custody. A termination of parental rights action goes much further than a decision about parenting time... read more
What Rights Do Unmarried Fathers Have? In the eyes of the law, legitimation and paternity of a child is established in different ways depending on whether the parents are married or unmarried. The process of legitimation ensures that a child is legally recognized as... read more
We’re pleased to share Beat Infertility’s Podcast with Nicole and Nadia discussing legal considerations surrounding egg and sperm donation, adoption, and surrogacy. Some of the questions answered are: Egg/Sperm Donation Why is it important to have a... read more
We are very pleased to share that Working Mother has accepted our article Adoptive Parents and Workplace Rights for Nicole’s MomInLaw column. You can find the full piece here: http://www.workingmother.com/adoptive-parents-and-workplace-rights. read more
A favorite holiday family movie is “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell, as Buddy, and Bob Newhart, as Papa Elf. Buddy is an orphaned human infant who stows away in Santa’s sack. Then, when he is discovered at the North Pole, he is adopted by Papa Elf and raised at the North... read more