This is an informational website on Adoption Law for adoptive parents and birth parents in:

Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Information provided by Mark McDermott

Mark is ….

  • an Adoptive Parent
  • the Past President of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
  • a Board Member of Families for Private Adoption
  • the Past President of DC Metro RESOLVE

“When my wife and I adopted, we found that knowing the process was comforting and helpful. I want my clients to feel comfortable about the process also, so I do not charge for the initial consultation.”

For more information about how you can adopt
please call Mark at 202-331-1440
or email him at mcdermott@mtm-law.com.