When are parental rights of the birth family terminated?
Adoption Attorney Stephen Ravel explains how long it usually takes for a birth mother to terminate her parental rights and how it can only take place after the baby is born
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Stephen Ravel attended UC Berkley for his undergraduate degree and Santa Clara Law School for his law degree. Stephen has been an attorney since 1973, and has been involved with adoption law since 1984. He has handled over 1,300 adoptions since the start of his career. Stephen is married and has three children. His oldest child was adopted from Brazil at birth.