Adoption Services



Adopting a child in Michigan is not just a tremendous emotional journey – it’s also a complex legal process. An experienced child adoption attorney who is well acquainted with Michigan adoption laws can advise you every step of the way.

We can help with petitions terminating parental rights and with hospital release documentation, as well as other ancillary issues that can arise out of an adoption proceeding. The complexities of the adoption process make it beneficial to our clients to have the support of a full-service firm such as Smith Haughey – where sharp legal skills meet compassionate hearts.

Smith Haughey child adoption lawyers work hand-in-hand with clients to create and maintain family bonds through adoption, guardianship, and conservatorship. We have significant experience arranging all sorts of adoptions, including:

  • Step-parent adoption
  • Single-parent adoption
  • Interstate adoption
  • Intrastate adoption
  • Adult-child adoption
  • International adoption