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Adoption Attorney Stephen Ravel explains how selective adoptive parents can be when choosing a baby to adopt and what the trade-offs are for being selective
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An adoptive parent can be as selective as they want to be in adopting. I like to tell my clients that if they want, they can look for a Norwegian birth mom who's five feet eight and a Swedish birth father who's six foot four. It may take a long time to find that, but if you want to be selective, you can be as selective as you choose. There's a tradeoff; the more selective you are, the harder it's gonna be to find, the more expensive it may be, and the longer it may take. But it is your choice. You're never in a position where you have to go forward in a situation that you're not comfortable with. So you need to recognize what you're looking for and go on a path that's likely to find that for you.

Adoption Attorney Stephen Ravel explains how selective adoptive parents can be when choosing a baby to adopt and what the trade-offs are for being selective

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Stephen Ravel

Adoption Attorney

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.

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