Law Offices of Susan Meisel Levin, P.A.

Adoption Lawyer Serving Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

No two families or their legal issues are the same.

We pride ourselves in our careful, individualized assessment of your needs to provide you with informed answers you can trust whether you wish to adopt domestically, internationally, or from the foster care system.

Attorney Susan M. Levin is Board Certified in Adoption Law and sits on the Adoption Law Board Certification Committee. She provides compassionate and professional representation. Most of her referrals come from colleagues and former clients, as she handles each matter with impeccable attention to detail and keeps her clients fully informed.

For Immediate Assistance:

Call: 305-549-5037


We explain each step of the process and guide you through conclusion. We provide individualized services that respect your financial well-being. We value our relationships and listen to your unique needs.


We are passionate about our work and stay on the cutting edge. We bring over twenty years of combined domestic and international adoption experience. We have relationships with colleagues across the state, country, and globe.


We untangle complex facts and legal questions. We safeguard your interests with proactive solutions before problems arise. We deliver timely, effective, and creative results.


Adoptive parent representation

Identified placements

Relative adoptions

Stepparent adoptions AND Second parent adoptions

Single parent adoptions

Same sex parent adoptions

Birth parent representation AND CONSENTS

Termination of parental rights (TPR)

Interstate Child Placement Compact (ICPC) sending and receiving entity

Post-adoption communication agreements (PACA)

Re-adoption / Adoption FINALIZATIONS

Recognition of foreign judgments of adoption

Domestication of adoption of a foreign-born child

Post-placement and post-adoption compliance


Representation of parents involved with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Abuse and neglect allegations and reports

Foster parent representation

Private shelter and termination petition

Biological parent representation

Adoption interventions

Subsidy and maintenance requests

DCF finalizations



Recognition of foreign judgments of adoption

Domestication of adoption of a foreign-born child

Agency compliance with inter-country adoption standards and regulations

Compliance with Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME) reporting requests

Immigration solutions for both incoming and out-going adoptions from Hague and non-Hague Convention countries

Universal Accreditation Act (UAA) issues and cases

Habitual residency determination requests

I-130 immediate relative petitions AND Orphan petitions

Responses to Requests for Evidence (RFE)

Responses to Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDS)

N-600 requests for Certificates of Citizenship (COC)

Assistance with Consular processing

Preparation of forms I-800 or I-600 with supporting documentation

We are located in Miami, FLorida, but we offer teleconferencing for clients worldwide. Contact Us to discuss your case with a knowledgeable and experienced adoption attorney.

Call: 305-549-5037