It seems that when a story makes headlines concerning adoption, the topic involves the complex legal issues that may cause a hiccup during the process. In other situations, a celebrity adoption may grab the attention of the media.
Tim Tebow may make grab headlines in a variety of areas. Dallas football fans have heard his name bandied about from time-to-time. But, last month, he made headlines after saying the he may consider adopting a child someday. ABC News reports that Tebow told a reporter from People Magazine in mid-March that, “There are so many kids out there who really need a family.”
When a court finalizes an adoption, the event can be one of the most joyous events to occur in a court proceeding. However, prior to finalizing an adoption, there may be other intricate legal issues to resolve.
Some adoptions require that parental rights of the biological parents must first be terminated. Adoptions can also come in various forms. Stepparents or grandparents may seek to adopt a child in the Fort Worth area. Again, the underlying reasons and necessary procedures can vary from case-to-case.
What should concern any prospective adoptive parent is that all of the “I”s are dotted and all of the “T”s crossed throughout the proceedings. The rules of court and law surrounding adoption are complex. A mistake along the way could create issues. A Texas family law attorney familiar with all aspects of termination and adoption may help prospective adoptive parents in navigating the complex processes.
Source: ABC News, “Tim Tebow Says He’ll Adopt Someday,” Rachael Ellenbogen, March 21, 2014