I have an adult uncontested adoption that I am trying to get filed. My current attorney has been non responsive. She is

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Customer: I have an adult uncontested adoption that I am trying to get filed. My current attorney has been non responsive.
JA: Do the adoptee's birth parents or spouse consent to the adoption?
Customer: She is 21 and both of her parents are deceased. I am her uncle
JA: Have you prepared an adoption agreement yet?
Customer: Yes. Through the other attorney. I paid the filing fee and he just disappeared. The documents haven't been signed because they need a final review.
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No. This should be very straight forward.
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If I understand your question correctly, you are trying to adopt your adult niece and have filled out all the necessary paperwork. Do you know if your paperwork has all been filed?

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It has not. We sent it to the attorney for review before we signed. I paid the filling fee and never heard back from him.
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We still need to sign the docs and they need to be reviewed for accuracy
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Sarah Fischer, Expert

Oh, I see. If you go in person to the attorney's office, you should be able to retrieve the paperwork from him and file it in your local clerk of court's office yourself if necessary.

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I have the paperwork. So I can just go to the clerks office?
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Sarah Fischer, Expert

Yes, if you have signed the paperwork and it has all been filled out, you should be able to file it at the clerk's office yourself.

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Thank you so much!
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