Initialed for Identification:
STATE OF TEXAS ~
COUNTY OF Dallas ~
The undersigned, husband and wife, ************ and ************* employ ADOPTION ADVISORY,
INC., an Agency licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, (hereinafter
referred to as Agency) to locate and place with us for the purpose of adoption, a newborn child. I
further employ said Agency and/or its legal representative, to handle all arrangements necessary in
connection with said adoption.
THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THIS CONTRACT IS TO BE PERFORMED IN THE STATE OF
TEXAS, COUNTY OF DALLAS, AND ANY CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR
RELATING TO THIS CONTRACT IN ANY MANNER, SHALL BE SETTLED BY BINDING
ARBITRATION IN DALLAS AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPROPRIATE RULES OF
ARBITRATION OF J-A-M-S / ENDISPUTE, OR ITS SUCCESSOR, AND JUDGEMENT UPON
THE AWARD RENDERED BY THE ARBITRATOR(S) MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT
HAVING JURISDICTION THEREOF. THE COST OF THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE DIVIDED
EQUALLY BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
THE PARTIES FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT ADOPTION ADVISORY, INC. IS OWNED AND
OPERATED BY MARK J. SIEGEL, AN ATTORNEY LICENSED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND
THAT ADOPTION ADVISORY, INC., BY EMPLOYING OTHER ATTORNEYS OR MARK J.
SIEGEL, WILL HANDLE THE UNCONTESTED TERMINATION AND ADOPTION LAWSUITS
NECESSARY TO EFFECT OUR ADOPTION OF THE CHILD THE SUBJECT OF THIS
CONTRACT, BUT WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE MAY RETAIN INDEPENDENT COUNSEL TO
CONSUMMATE THE ADOPTION.
Home Study. We understand that prior to being accepted by this Agency as prospective
adoptive parent(s); and prior to entering into this contract to adopt, that we have or will provide
said Agency with a current, original home study, meeting all Texas requirements, conducted by
ADOPTION ADVISORY, INC., or by a licensed social worker in their local area or State of
residence. We further understand that if located out of the Dallas/Fort Worth or San Antonio