A resource for adopting a child in the
Licking County, Ohio Probate Court








We Make it Simple

Located in Pataskala, Licking County, Ohio since 1978, the attorneys at Hayes Law Offices are pleased to provide you with information to get you started on your way towards adoption. 

While much of the information may be consistent with the processes of other courts or counties, it is provided primarily for those who have an interest in adopting a child in the Licking County, Ohio Probate Court (serving Newark, Heath, Pataskala, Johnstown, Granville, Utica, Etna, Kirkersville, Hebron and Buckeye Lake).

Most find that adopting a child is not as difficult as they thought. Don't let the fear of paperwork, cost, or rejection keep you from creating the family of your dreams.

Not sure how to get started?
Here are five basic steps to completing a successful adoption. It may be easier than you think.    Go >