30 Years of Experience

Utah Adoption Lawyers

At Christensen Law, we specialize in providing comprehensive adoption services tailored to the unique needs of our clients. While we do not offer matching services, our legal team is adept at representing and advising those involved with the adoption process, including adoptive families and birth parents. With our experienced and trusted attorneys by your side, we'll guide you through every aspect of your adoption journey.

Why choose Christensen Law?

  • Expertise: Our attorneys and staff have extensive experience in handling various types of adoption cases, ensuring that you receive expert legal guidance no matter the complexity of your case. Our team members have over 30 years of experience helping clients navigate the potential landmines in adoption law and related issues, including a steadily growing body of appellate cases and interpreting and applying federal and state laws to adoption matters.
  • Compassionate Support: We understand the emotional challenges that come with adoption. Our attorneys provide personalized support and guidance to help you navigate the journey with confidence.
  • Utah Focus: With a profound understanding of Utah's adoption laws and regulations, our attorneys ensure that your adoption journey aligns with state policies and procedures.

Our Range of Adoption Services:

  • Trials and appeals in complex contested adoptions
  • Birth parent representation and relinquishment
  • Full understanding of the pre-adoption process, including meeting all legal requirements to be eligible to adopt
  • Independent direct placement
  • Foster care adoptions
  • Agency-assisted domestic and international adoptions
  • Stepparent, grandparent, and other relative adoptions
  • Surrogacy representation for couples and surrogates entering into agreements
  • Adoption agency representation, licensing, and general counsel
  • Proper compliance with the federal law known as the Indian Child Welfare Act in adoptions involving the adoption of Native American child
  • Full understanding of the legal standards relating to compensation or reimbursement for pregnancy and birth related expenses
  • Structure of placements based on Utah state laws
  • Full understanding of compliance issues relating to the Interstate Compact for the Place of Children
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of open adoption agreements, including enforceability issues
  • Navigation of the full and strict compliance standards applicable to unmarried biological fathers

Furthermore, our firm also has extensive experience coordinating print and television media coverage on local and national scales relating to high public interest related adoptions matters.

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Contact Us Today:

Whether you're a birth parent, adoptive family, or agency, Christensen Law is here to provide unwavering support through every step of your journey. Reach out to us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced adoption attorneys.

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  • Office Phone

    (801) 303 5800

  • Address

    261 East Broadway, Suite 150 Salt Lake City, UT 84111