The Mt. Pleasant/Greater Charleston area office of Glenn Lister speicalizes in every type of adoption & adoption related law matter throughout the state of South Carolina. We will assist birth parent(s) considering adoption and help find the right adoptive family. We are prepared to be of service for persons adopting South Carolina children & for South Carolinians adopting children from other states and other countries. "I prayed for this child and the LORD has granted me what I asked of Him. So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD." - 1 Samuel 1:27-28 (NIV).
Birth Parents-we want to assist birth parents considering adoption to make the right choice for them & in finding the right adoptive family.
Private Adoptions-legal representation for placements for adoption purposes between the birth parents & adoptive parents,in-state or out-of-state.
Agency Adoptions-legal representation for placements for adoption purposes between an adoption agency & adoptive parents,in-state or out-of-state.
Social Services-legal representation for adoption services for placements made by the Department of Social Services with adoptive parents,in-state or out-of-state.
Foster Care-legal representation for foster parents both prior to and/or after adoption placement made by the Department of Social Services,including termination of parental rights.
Grandparent/Step-parent/Family-legal representation for inter-family adoption matters both prior to and/or after adoption placement,including termination of parental rights.
Interstate Adoptions-legal representation for adoption matters where an adoption placement occurs across state lines in the U. S.
Foreign Adoptions-legal representation for adoption matters where South Carolinians have an adoption placement occurring in a foreign country but need to finalize the adoption in South Carolina.
Domestication of Foreign Adoption-legal representation to obtain a South Carolina Certificate of Foreign Birth where South Carolinians have an adoption placement occurring & finalized in a foreign country & only desire to obtain a South Carolina Certificate of Foreign Birth.
Termination of Parental Rights-legal representation to voluntarily or involuntarily end the rights of natural parents in order to free a child up to be adopted.
Name Changes-legal representation to accomplish the changing of the current name of an adult or a minor.
Paternity-legal representation to determine the paternity of a child.
Wills/Powers of Attorney-legal representation to prepare Wills & related documents.