Our practice is limited to Adoption and Reproductive Law. Since 1996 we have devoted our practice to representing adoptive parents, birth parents and participants in collaborative reproduction. We are licensed in the States of New York and New Jersey.
Whether you are hoping to become a parent through adoption or you are pregnant and considering adoption as a plan for your child, Please read on to learn how Rumbold & Seidelman can help you
PREGNANT AND CONSIDERING ADOPTION
You are entitled to receive support and respect from knowledgeable professionals with the expertise to advise you regarding your options. Call us on our toll free number at (888) 962-3001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We can advise you on creating a networking plan to locate a child and to insure that the adoption is legally structured to protect the security of the adoptive placement.
Agency fees and services vary greatly; we can assist you to locate an agency that is a good match for you and your needs. We will consult with you and communicate with your agency to address the legal aspects of the adoption
STEP PARENT ADOPTION
The adoption of a legal parent's child by his or her spouse is an important emotional and legal step. We will consult with you to identify potential legal issues and secure an order recognizing you as the child's parent.
SECOND PARENT ADOPTION
A Second Parent Adoption provides the "Intimate Partner" of a child's legal parent with an Order which recognizes him or her as the child's legal parent. This is a powerful and important mechanism to secure family relationships in non-traditional families.
ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Rumbold & Seidelman concentrates its practice in the rapidly evolving field of Reproductive Law. As counsel on two landmark decisions, Rumbold &Seidelman has successfully advanced New York law so that the genetic mother of a child delivered by a gestational carrier no longer has to adopt to be recognized as a legal parent of her child.
Rumbold & Seidelman has extensive experience drafting and reviewing donation agreements on behalf of either recipient intended parents or gamete and embryo donors. Egg, Sperm and Embryo donation agreements provide important protection for all participants in collaborative reproduction.
Important legal issues must be confronted in every case where Gestational Surrogacy is contemplated, even if no fees are involved. Such arrangements should be undertaken only after all participants in the process have received expert legal counsel.
LGBT FAMILY BUILDING
Rumbold & Seidelman has a long history representing members of the LGBT community. We are members of the Family Law Institute of the national LGBT Bar Association and have expertise in addressing the challenges confronted by same sex parents in obtaining legal recognition of their parental relationships with their children especially across state lines. Whether through adoption or some form of collaborative reproduction, we’re here to help you build your family and insure your family is legally secure.
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Rumbold & Seidelman, LLP practices exclusively in the area of adoption and reproductive law throughout the states of New York and New Jersey. Nina Rumbold and Denise Seidelman are members of the American Academy of Adoption Attorney, the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Our emphasis is personal attention to our clients and on the technical legal aspects of the adoption process. Both Nina and Denise lecture regularly at adoptive parent conferences and to the legal community. Since the law firm