Adopting a Child in Tennessee
If you want to adopt a child, Welcome!
Most of our clients are prospective adoptive parents.
Dawn thinks parenting is the biggest ride in life’s amusement park, intense, creative, rewarding, and critically important. Let’s get you to the best information to move you closer to your goal.
There is no substitute for talking with an experienced lawyer like Dawn about your case, but general information is offered here to help you begin to form your questions for that meeting.
Learn more about Dawn to help you decide if she is the right attorney for you.
About Dawn Coppock
Tennessee Adoption Attorney, Author, and Teacher
Nothing is closer to the bone than family. You must feel comfortable with the competence, values and ethics of your lawyer before you place the creation of your family in their hands. You may want to get to know Dawn a little. That’s fair.
In 1997, Dawn wrote the book on Tennessee Adoption law. She’s kept it up-to-date ever since. Coppock on Tennessee Adoption Law is now in its 7th edition and is the go-to adoption law resource for judges and lawyers in Tennessee.
For years, Dawn has been training lawyers, judges, prospective adoptive parents, students, community groups, public and private adoption agencies and has been a media resource regarding adoption law and child welfare.
Testimonials From Dawn’s Clients
“Professional expertise with a heart! We would never have survived our adoption journey if we hadn’t been blessed by the kind, compassionate, skilled, and professional guidance of Dawn.”
“Dawn has helped us through five adoptions through the Department of Children’s Service. In every case, she and her staff were thorough, quick, and clear about what we needed to do to keep things moving. In one case, Dawn resolved a thorny issue with DCS with unparalleled grace. She has our highest recommendation!”
“Tony and I would not consider using anyone but the Dawn Coppock team. Adoption is a scary and stressful process, and to know that you have an experienced, and caring team that is watching out for every aspect with your family’s interests at heart, is a Godsend. They Are Amazing!!!”
Dawn is Ready to Help with Your Unique Adoption Case
If you are a prospective adoptive parent(s) or a birth parent residing in the State of Tennessee, or if the adoptive or birth parents in your case resides in Tennessee, or if you are a Tennessee family beginning the adoption process or are otherwise in need of Tennessee legal services related to adoption: please contact Angela Cameron, paralegal, for information on scheduling an appointment or a telephone consultation.