Young and pregnant? You’re not alone. We’re with you every step.

It’s natural to be worried and afraid. We’ve helped thousands considering adoption. It's confidential and FREE!

    Our adoption practice focuses on you.

    For more than three decades, Shorstein & Kelly Adoption Attorneys has helped pregnant Florida women through the emotional process
    of giving a baby up for adoption. We provide everything needed for both mother and
    baby throughout the process of finding adoptive families.

    You have lots of questions about adoption. We have answers.


    The types of
    private baby adoptions


    The types of private baby adoptions


    Selecting and meeting adoptive parents

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    How to handle the day-to-day challenges of being pregnant


    Selecting and meeting
    adoptive parents

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    How to handle the day-to-day challenges of being pregnant

    Featured families waiting to adopt.

    We’re here to make a difficult choice easier and to help you find the most loving family for your child. Tap the photos to meet just a few of them.

    Cynthia and Mario

    Caitlin and John

    Sarah and Mike

    Cassie and Drew

    Rachel and John

    Ann and Matt

    Birth mothers are entitled to benefits when placing your child for adoption.

    Placing your baby for adoption is a brave decision. As a birth mother may be entitled to a variety of financial and personal benefits, all at no cost to you. These include:
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    Food, clothing, and household expenses

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    Money for rent and utilities


    A cell phone and service

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    Counseling and medical care for you and your baby

    Our services are personalized.

    Shorstein & Kelly Adoption Attorneys provides a variety of services to pregnant women placing their child for adoption. We begin by helping you create a custom adoption plan. It is completely personalized.

    With your adoption plan, you choose the services, benefits, and type of adoption that are best suited for you.

    You have questions. We have answers.

    Answers can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page here

    If you have other questions or would like to talk or text here are our numbers:

    Text:  (904) 348-6415

    Phone: (904) 348-6400


    Does adoption cost me anything?


    Can I choose the family?


    Can I visit my baby after adoption?


    Do adoption agencies help with housing?


    Can I change my mind?

    Why choose Shorstein & Kelly?

    As a leading expert among adoption agencies and Florida adoption attorneys, Shorstein & Kelly Adoption Attorneys has been working with birth mothers placing children for adoption for over 30 years. We have placed children with more than 3,000 adoptive families, creating bright futures for everyone involved. It’s remarkably fulfilling work.

    We make the adoption process a “win” for everyone: mothers, children, adoptive parents, and their supporting families. Our staff includes a team of women advisors whose main job is to be an adoption support group for birth mothers.

    You always have someone to call—24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Comments from birth mothers

    Schedule a no-cost, no obligation meeting

    If you’re a birth mother thinking about placing your baby for adoption, call or text us. We will be delighted to discuss what to expect and how it will help you and your baby.

    We’ll answer all your questions.


    You’re under no obligation.


    No cost transportation provided.

    We want you to have the facts you need to make the best decisions for yourself and your baby.

    Jacksonville Adoption Attorneys
    Also with offices in Daytona Beach

    Pregnant and worried? We’ll answer all your questions about adoption. It’s Confidential and FREE!