Do I Need an Agency? Original Video | Domestic Adoption Answers

Denalee Chapman September 11, 2015

Our panel discusses the differences between private adoptions and adoptions facilitated through an adoption agency. While there may be more freedom with a private adoption, utilizing an agency will help adoptive parents feel confident as they offer financial and legal support, advice, and experience as the adoptive couple rides the roller coaster of adoption. When choosing private adoption, gathering a good adoption team which will include a reliable attorney who will be available at any time. There are pros and cons to both methods, and ultimately, adoptive parents should carefully examine their own situation as they choose either private adoption or agency adoption.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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