Adoption and Guardianship

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Adoption and Guardianship

Family Adoption

If you have a child that is part of your family and the parents are not able to continue as parents of their child, we can help.

Step Parent Adoption

If your spouse has children and the other parent is unable or unwilling to act as the parent, you may be able to adopt. Please contact us for a consultation

Adult Adoption

You may adopt an adult under certain criteria. If you have questions, please call us.


A guardian is a court appointed person to act to make decisions for a child.

Guardian of an Adult

A guardian of an adult is a court appointed position for an adult that is incompetent or incapacitated. Usually a court hearing is required for the court to appoint a guardian. If you have any questions, please call us.


In Virginia, a conservator is required to handle the estate and money of an incapacitated adult. This position is also appointed by a Court. An adult can have both a Guardian and Conservator if need. If you have questions, give Day Law Group a Call

What is a Guardian ad Litem?

A guardian ad litem is an attorney appointed by the Court who functions to protect the rights of a child or an incapacitated adult during Court proceedings. You may see the Court use a guardian ad litem in custody and support hearings, appointment of a Guardian or any other time a person is unable to speak for themselves.

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