We at Adoption For My Child always recommend consulting an attorney for proper legal guidance, consult, not hire. Save money, by waiting until you are connected with an expectant family! Depending on your state of residence and the expectant families state of residence laws will most likely be different.  When matched with an expectant parents, Adoption For My Child will recommend our clients consult with an attorney in the state that expectant parents reside. Each state has different adoption laws that are always changing.  Make sure you are in compliance with adoption laws, expectant parent(s) related expenses and to ensure that the expectant families’ rights are terminated appropriately. Most adoption situation that we receive, already include fees for legal expenses.  You will not need to hire an attorney pre-match and you may not need to hire one at all; depending on the adoption entity representing the expectant parents.