Adoption & Surrogacy

At Cozakos & Centeno, adoption and surrogacy is one of our specialty areas. It is our passion to help bring families together. We know these cases have consequences that last a lifetime and affect many people; which is why we handle each case with delicacy and attention to detail. At Cozakos & Centeno, we help you through the process of surrogacy and adoption from start to finish. We have finalized many adoptions throughout Idaho. We are affiliated with the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys which means we are one of the few firms in Idaho recognized as having the experience and expertise to help with complex adoptions. 

We handle the following:

• Private Adoptions

• Agency Adoptions

• Instate Adoptions - (adoption cases involving parties in two different states)

• Surrogacy - We represent surrogates (gestational carriers) and intended parents

• Termination of Parental Rights 

Ms. Cozakos developed an adoption practice because of her love of children.  She uses her extensive courtroom experience to help birth mothers and adoptive parents through the court process with compassion and ease.  She has handled over one-hundred private and agency adoptions and parental terminations throughout the state of Idaho.  Ms. Cozakos has significant experience finalizing international adoptions for adoptive parents who live in Idaho.  She also handles foster-parent and step-parent adoptions.  Ms. Cozakos is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, an elite group of adoption attorneys who have been recommended by judges and adoption specialists as experts in the field of adoption.  Ms. Cozakos strives to keep her costs low, understanding how expensive adoptions can be.