Nashville Adoptions

Serving Middle Tennessee

Adoption Law Center of Middle Tennessee

Making Love Official

At the Adoption Law Center, we guide families through a complex legal process to attain a binding legal adoption, making your forever family legally secure. Jenny will meet with you and learn your story. Sometimes it is a story of heartbreak and renewal. Sometimes it is a story of a dream come true. Adoption is a life-changing decision. Most adoption stories involve tears of pain and joy.

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"I want to make sure that you know how much you have come to mean to our family. You are our child’s guardian angel!"

T.L. Cheatham County

"Jenny, I will forever remember your concern. You have my complete trust and deep appreciation."

S.H. Davidson County

"Thanks for being the voice of reason and gently but, firmly pulling me through this. I needed you and you were there for me with good sound advise and compassion. I can’t thank you enough!"

R.G. Wilson County

"Thank you so much for your part in making Noel an official part of our family! We are just so happy."

R.G. Davidson County

"I just want you to know I'm grateful for your help. Having you talk me through things and the support you offer has been immense in relieving some of that anxiety, so thank you. A weight has been lifted."

A.H. Montgomery County

Everything Fell Into Place – Naming Isaac James

In April of 2015, when we found out that our family got matched with a little boy, I was fourteen years old.  I am the oldest child in our family, and I already had four younger brothers when my parents decided to adopt. Over the years I assumed more and more...

Open Adoptions

Open adoptions consist of a spectrum of contact between the birth family and the adoptive family.  Open adoptions are in contrast with closed adoptions, in which there is no contact with the birth family.  In a closed adoption, the identities of the birth family and...

Adoption Case Law: In Re Carrington H.

Prior to an adoption, the court must be assured that the parental rights of all of the child’s parents and/or guardians have been terminated.  Because the right to parent is based in the constitutional right to liberty, when an attempt is made to interfere with that...

Perfect Family

A Tennessee Adoption Story: The Perfect Family by: Jenni Varhol        It was a little bit over a year ago that my life changed. Adoption was something I had dreamed about, but it was not something I was actively pursuing. I thought, “WHO in their right mind would...

House Bill 1856

On July 1, 2018, the First in Adoption Act takes effect in Tennessee. The changes relate to the Tennessee Surrender Form and process, termination of parental rights, abandonment, and residency requirements for adoption.  The major changes are discussed below. Changes...

Adoption and Surrogacy Case Law: Pavan v. Smith

Changing and obtaining birth certificates is a large part of what we do at the Adoption Law Center of Middle Tennessee, PLLC.  Every Petition For Adoption has the child’s original birth certificate attached.  And every Final Decree of Adoption includes an Order for...

Adoption Law Center of Mid TN

3102 West End Ave.
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37203

Call (615) 543-8640

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

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