FREDERIC A. WOOL

ATTORNEY AT LAW

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For more than 30 years, the Woodbury, Long Island firm has concentrated in adoption law in its various forms:

Adoption law in New York

private adoption (independent adoption), agency adoption, step-parent adoption,second parent (heterosexual and same-sex) adoption, and international adoption.


SOME ADOPTION BASICS:

Nassau County Bar Association

NYS Bar Association

The last point brings us back to the first.  A step taken without expert advice is usually a misstep.

FAQS Table of Contents

The two most common misconceptions about private adoption are (1) that healthy newborns are simply unavailable, and (2) that enormous sums must be risked or spent.  Neither is true.
You may be able to complete parts of the process without an attorney. In general, however, there are confidential aspects of the process that require an attorney's help. A lawyer will also help avoid mistakes and save time.
Fred Wool, Partner