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You may view directions to Juvenile Court (Remann Hall) or view a map.
A newborn or relative adoption usually takes several months to complete. That process is more extensive and requires more paperwork, a home visit and longer interviews.
If an adoption involves a birth parent whose whereabouts are unknown or is uncooperative, an adoption attorney is strongly recommended. While these cases are not impossible, they are more complicated legally and require very specific legal notices to be served or published in the newspaper. Pierce County Adoptions staff is not able to give legal advice.
If you are representing yourself, you will pay for your legal paperwork either through a paralegal office, or copies from the Law Library. JAG does legal paperwork for military families, for uncontested step parent adoptions, at no charge.
If you hire an adoption attorney, those fees will vary slightly depending on the attorney. The same fees outlined above will still apply in addition to attorney fees.
You may view our directions to Juvenile Court (Remann Hall), view a map or use the address, which is:Remann Hall5501 6th Ave.Tacoma, WA 98406