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The decision to adopt is obviously a big one, and it's nothing to take lightly. When you come to Ponder-Bates Stewart Law Offices, LLC, you'll be treated with the same seriousness and passion that you have for adopting a child to bring into your family.


The landscape of adoption laws in Missouri, and any state for that matter, are constantly changing, but you can be sure that we're ahead of the curve and will do everything imaginable to bring your new loved one home.

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As mentioned above, adoption law is constantly being refined. Perhaps you have already given great thought to some of your options, but if not, it's never too early to start.


Will you be adopting domestically or internationally? Will you be adopting through a licensed agency or privately? Is it important to you to have an open adoption, or is a closed adoption a possibility too? Find help in answering these questions and more and talk to a lawyer who can truly help.



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