Circumstances that lead to adoption
Adoption attorney Stephen Ravel explains some of the main reasons that children are put up for adoption by their biological parents and how the adoption process moves forward from there. For a great overview of what adoption is, watch this informative video.
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Stephen Ravel attended UC Berkley for his undergraduate degree and Santa Clara Law School for his law degree. Stephen has been an attorney since 1973, and has been involved with adoption law since 1984. He has handled over 1,300 adoptions since the start of his career. Stephen is married and has three children. His oldest child was adopted from Brazil at birth.