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Grandparent Adoptions in Florida

Hire an Emerald Coast Adoption Lawyer Today

If you’re a grandparent seeking the adoption of a grandchild, you should not navigate through the complex process without the skilled guidance of a dedicated attorney from Chesser & Barr, P.A. While grandparents don’t necessarily have parenting rights, adoption is a viable option for a more permanent parental arrangement.

The team of attorneys at Chesser & Barr, P.A. have more than 35 years of experience solving even the toughest legal problems with effective solutions. When you come to our firm, you can trust that we are counselors first – our legal team strives to treat clients with the same degree of care and respect one would receive from families and close friends.

We’re ready to help. To begin discussing your case, call our firm at (805) 610-7471 today.

Benefits of a Grandparent Adoption

Grandparent adoptions are considered a kinship adoption, which is adoption by a family member or relative. There are a number of benefits that are unique to these types of adoptions -- as a grandparent, you have preference over other adopting parties because of the existing emotional bond you have with your grandchild. It's also likely you won't have to go through an adoption agency, which can help reduce costs.

Common reasons for grandparent adoption can include:

  • The child’s parents divorce
  • Child abuse, neglect, or parental abandonment
  • Supporting parent is incarcerated
  • Parents do not have the financial capacity to support the child

We Are Proud to Stand By You

At Chesser & Barr, P.A. we have continuously focused our efforts on seeking and obtaining cost-effective results for our clients. Adoption is a worthy endeavor we are proud to support, and with us by your side, you can trust that we will work tirelessly to establish parenting rights and ensure your grandchild is in your care.

We represent clients throughout Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, Walton County, and Bay County. Contact us
online today to request a consultation.

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A History of Proven Legal Advocacy

For decades, the Emerald Coast attorneys at Chesser & Barr, P.A. have been committed to providing clients with results-oriented representation. Our clients come to us when facing sensitive legal issues and they seek cost-effective, practical, and efficient resolutions. Since our firm’s founding, we have always put the rights and interests of our clients first, and this is reflected by our happy clients, proven results, and professional accolades.

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