Attorney Amy Wallas Fox is based in the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Claiborne|Fox|Bradley. The firm provides legal guidance in the areas of adoption, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, including surrogacy, and LGBT family building. We represent a wide variety of clients, including adoptive parents, intended parents, birth parents, egg and sperm donors or recipients, and gestational carriers.
As a Fellow in the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, Amy Wallas Fox is part of a network of experienced ART attorneys across the country. For those looking to build their families through surrogacy or egg donation, we offer contract negotiation and preparation and representation in parentage proceedings to obtain pre-birth orders.
Our adoption work includes domestic, interstate, independent, stepparent, agency and adult adoptions. Our attorneys also domesticate foreign decrees of adoption and work with adopting parents who must finalize their international adoption in their home state. Amy Wallas Fox has handled dozens of domestic interstate adoptions and is knowledgeable about the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC).
As a Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, Amy Wallas Fox is part of a network of experienced adoption attorneys across the country. For those looking to adopt, we offer initial adoption consultations which include information about private adoption, our help in creating an effective adoption profile and information about recommended adoption agencies and the home study process. At the initial meeting we also discuss state law on adoption, openness and post-adoption communication, birth fathers and legal red flags to look out for when finding the right adoption situation for your family.