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Janna J. Annest, J.D.

ADOPTION EXPERT Q&A WEBINAR:
Getting Started in Independent Adoption

An adoption attorney answers question from parents who are considering or just starting the domestic newborn adoption process.

Janna J. Annest, J.D., is an adoption attorney who has practiced law with the firm of Mills Meyers Swartling since 2003, and a frequent contributor to Adoptive Families magazine. She lives in Seattle, Washington, and is the mother of two children adopted domestically.

In her Getting Started in Independent Adoption expert webinar, Janna Annest addresses prospective parents' questions, including:
  • What's the difference between agency and attorney adoption?
  • What should my adoption profile include and how do I get the word out?
  • What birth mother expenses do the adopting parents typically cover, and what's the average total?
  • How can I avoid adoption scams?
  • What is it like to match and build a relationship with an expectant mother?
  • And many more
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Read what people are saying about Janna Annest's webinar:
  • "Thank you so much for this webinar. As you are aware, the adoption process and gathering information is so overwhelming. It was so helpful to hear from Janna Annest, especially since she is an adoptive parent herself."

  • "Great information for adoptive families beginning the process. The information about fees was particularly helpful for understanding what the norms are. Thank you for sharing this information."

  • "I thought this was a VERY good way to conduct the 'education' phase that was mentioned. Thank you for holding this webinar. I am glad there are resources like this out there."

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