Adoption is the legal process in which the rights of a child toward their biological parents are terminated and replaced with new rights and obligations created between the child and the adoptive parents.








In the state of Texas, the paperwork required for an adoption is substantial and can include termination of parental rights, criminal background checks, petition for adoption, and name changes. Without a qualified adoption attorney, any mistakes made in this process can be heartbreaking.

Our firm handles these complex areas of law in matters such as:

  • Private Adoptions
  • Foreign re-adoptions
  • Step-parent adoptions


Gary Ashmore
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Probate, Estate Planning, and Family Law Attorney in Dallas, Texas