Adoption

Tips on preparing for a home study

Before you can adopt a child in Georgia, you'll have to participate in a home study. A social worker will visit your house and ask questions to learn more about your life, background and parenting style. A home study can be nerve-wracking for first-time parents, but...

The rewards of adopting a child

Adoption can be a rewarding decision because it allows couples in Georgia the opportunity to nurture a child. Just as there are many reasons why people decide to have a baby, there are several reasons why choosing adoption might be beneficial. If you're considering...

What type of adoption is right for you?

Often, adoptions are “secret” events in which the birth family and adoptive family have little to no information about each other. The most a birth family may know about the child’s biological parents is very basic written information set forth in an Order terminating...

Deciding if adoption is right for you

You do want to take your time and consider whether adoption is right for you before starting the process. It can be a wonderful, exciting, life-changing journey, but you need to know exactly what you want and what you expect. This is true for single individuals,...