Photos of Gay Men and Their Kids on Adoption Day!

There is something incredible about that day in court when a judge deems you and your kids a "forever family." Check out our roundup of heartwarming adoption day photos below, and send your own to dads@gayswithkids.com!


Melton and Thomas finalized the adoption of daughter Kendra on March 1, 2016. (Miami, Florida)


Thomas and Jon with their two daughters

The adoption of Thomas and Jonathan's second daughter, Grace Ann West, was finalized on February 15, 2017. (Washington, D.C.)


Chris and Troy celebrated the adoption of their daughter Olivia on February 15, 2017. (St Louis, Missouri)


Brock and John with their very busy daughter Olivia Christie whose adoption was finalized April 3, 2014. (Chandler, Arizona)


Dads Dennis and Jody finalized the adoption of their son June 20, 2014. (San Diego, California)


Rob and Zack finalized the adoption of their son Asher, March 3, 2017. (Washington, D.C.)


The Burnett Carriers became an official family of four on July 29, 2016 when the adoption of their youngest son Cody was finalized. (Dallas, Texas)


Greg and Tim finalized the adoption of their son Clark on April 8, 2016. (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)


Seth and Doug finalized the adoption of their daughter James, March 1, 2017. (Los Angeles, California)


Richard and Owen finalized the adoption of their three kids on different dates: Their daughter Gabriela Silva was adopted July 13, 2013 (bottom right photo); Jaden was adopted April 22, 2014 (bottom left photo); and André's adoption was finalized March 08, 2017 (top photo). (Key West, Florida)


John and Scott finalized the adoption of their daughter, Rachel (Rae), on December 19, 2016. (San Diego, California)


“After 21 and a half years, we are finally all a legal family," shared proud dad Paul and his husband Randy. (Louisville, Kentucky)


Ryan and Marcin celebrated their son's adoption on Sunday October 23, 2015. (Houston, Texas)


Adam and Nick finalized the adoption of their son Elijah on November 14, 2015. And on December 12, their 2-year-old daughter Madison Claire White's adoption was also finalized. (Youngsville, Louisiana)


Dads, Luis and Miguel, grew their family by three on Friday, February 3, 2017, when the adoption of Ivan, Mariana and Ivannys was finalized. (Shelton, Connecticut)


Dads Joe and Tim finalized the adoption of their two children, Zayn and Malaya, on January 31, 2017. (Las Vegas, Nevada)


Ray and Oscar are extremely happy to report that on February 14 their son Rakei's adoption was finalized. (Schenectady, New York)


Jeff and Rich finalized the adoption of their two children, Kord and Rae, on February 17, 2017. (Austin, Texas)


Dads Luis and D (short for Demitri) finalized the adoption of their twin sons on July 26, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas. (The family now lives in Michigan)


Bryan and Milton finalized the adoption of their daughter Hollis on October 20, 2011 (photo above), and then their son, Harper, on April 19, 2013 (photo below) in Connecticut. (The family now lives in St Louis, Missouri)


Dads Adam and David finalized the adoption of Caius on March 28, 2017. (Chattanooga, Tennessee)


Alex and Danny finalized the adoption of their son Jaxson on March 23, 2016. (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)


After a year of fostering their kids, Tim and Philip finalized the adoption of Trinity and Braxtyn on April 5, 2017. (Gallatin, Tennessee)


Bradley adopted his son in May 2008 and the photo (above, left) was snapped by his now-husband Erik (above, right, and in the middle). The second photo captures the day Erik also adopted their son in March 2016. (Honolulu, Hawaii)


Richard and Brian at the adoption finalization of their daughter, September 2015. (Seattle, Washington)


Dads Szymon and Scott finalized the adoption of their daughter Ava on May 8, 2017. (Maryland)


Seth and Octavius finalized the adoption of their son Julian on July 8, 2015. (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)


Colin and Will with their daughter Campbell (photo above), and again with her fantastic birth mom, Lizzy, and the judge (photo below) who made them a forever family on November 9, 2016. (North Hollywood, California)


Jeff and Tim finalized the adoption of their son Andy on May 31 in South Florida, Port St. Lucie. (The family lives in Celebration, Florida)


Chris and Eddie with their 6-month-old son Colton became a forever family on March 16, 2016. (Phoenix, Arizona)


Mike and Karl adopted their son Dominik and became a forever family on June 17, 2016. (Wallingford, Connecticut)


Thomas and Jonathan with their daughter Charlotte on her adoption day, May 2016. (Baltimore, Maryland)


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