Ellisville, Missouri Adoption Lawyers in St. Louis County

Ellisville, Missouri Adoption Lawyers in West St. Louis County

Many children are without a parent for a variety of reasons, but in the end, they need someone who can care for them and give the attention and financial support they need to thrive. If you are up against any situation that calls for solid legal counsel on adoption, please contact the Stange Law Firm, PC. We know the law and understand first-hand how the adoption system works.

Our attorneys focus exclusively on family law and are familiar with the local courts. They have handled many cases of adoption and have the knowledge and experience to listen to your concerns. The adoption process can be heart-wrenching but you can rest assured that at the Stange Law Firm, PC, you will receive counsel through every step.

We can also help you in stepparent adoption proceedings. We have experience helping stepparents adopt. We also have experience helping biological parent contest stepparent adoptions where warranted.

Adopting a child is a very big decision and should be very well thought out. If you have adopted a child or are thinking about adopting, we have articles that might help: How expensive is the adoption process?, Fathers’ Rights on display in state’s recent adoption law change and Adoptive parents given custody in baby Veronica case. You can also listen to our podcast titled: Why adoptions are often complex cases.

We als have a legal summary on the issue that might help you understand the topic more: Adoption and surrogacy agreements in a nutshell.

Practical, Assertive Action in the best interests of the Child and Financial Support in Ellisville, Missouri in West St. Louis County

We are extremely serious when it comes to adoption. The law takes into consideration “the best interest of the child” with issues of child custody. Our attorneys are ready to take the actions necessary to uphold this law. Finances are another important part of raising children in which we take a practical approach in cases of adoption. Grandparents or others wanting to adopt a child should be able to make important decisions and have access to child support and take advantage of tax deductions, when appropriate and possible.

Every adoption case is unique and is handled on a case-by-case basis. At the Stange Law Firm, PC, you will be treated with individual care and respect. To read more on this topic, you can read our article titled: Missouri Legal Summary on Adoptions.

Handling Adoptions in Ellisville, Missouri

To speak to an adoption lawyer who can help you in Ellisville, MO in St. Louis County, call us at 636-200-6400 or contact our law firm online.

To learn more about the St. Louis County Family Court, please visit the following links:

Contact Our Ellisville, Missouri Adoption Lawyers in West St. Louis County

Are you looking to hire an experienced family law attorney to help you with your adoption? If so, schedule a confidential appointment with one of our attorneys, contact us online.

West St. Louis County (Ellisville), MO Office: 636-200-6400 click here for office information 16024 Manchester Rd. Suite 103, Ellisville, MO 63011

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Representing Clients in Divorce & Family Matters

We also handle many other family law matters, including but not limited to:

Dissolution of Marriage
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Legal Separation
There are some instances where married parties are separated, but are unsure whether their marriage can be reconciled or may later need to be dissolved. We can help with a legal separation if this is the case.
Annulment
In certain circumstances, a party may be able to seek an annulment if there are circumstances that led to a party being fraudulently induced into entering a marriage.
Family Law
Unfortunately, there are times when a marriage is irretrievably broken and a divorce is the only option. We can help with your uncontested, contested, simple or complex divorce case.
Collaborative Law/Mediation
If you are looking for an amicable resolution to your divorce or family law matter, we have attorneys who can help you with a collaborative family law case or mediation.
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
These agreements help couples make critical decisions about their relationships, just in case. While prenuptial agreements are drafted before a marriage, postnuptial agreements are drafted during the marriage, usually when circumstances change.
Paternity Law/Mediation
With approximately forty-percent of all children being born out of wedlock, we represent numerous unmarried parents in child custody and child support disputes. These cases are the twenty-first century divorce and extremely common.
Guardianships and conservatorships
We also represent clients in matters of guardianships and conservatorships, helping them protect the people they love — especially when those people can no longer care for themselves. Our work in this area often involves people facing physical and mental illnesses, alcoholism and addiction.
Fertility and surrogacy
We can help clients negotiate fertility and surrogacy agreements, drafting and executing all related documents as well as resolving any conflicts that may arise.
Step-parent adoption
We represent parents in step-parent adoptions, which usually occur when a parent marries or remarries after the birth of a biological child. Step-parent adoptions help bring families closer together by creating a solid family unit.
Name Change
If you are seeking to legally change your name, we can help.
Orders of Protection
We can help you in legal proceedings involving restraining orders.
Adoption
We are honored to represent clients who wish to adopt a child into their family.
Minor emancipation
In some cases, minors do best when they are given the rights and responsibilities of adults. We assist in minor emancipation, representing both teens and their parents.
Grandparents' rights
Lawyers at our firm also handle grandparents' rights issues such as child custody, guardianship and grandparent adoption.
Appeals
We represent parties in appeals of adverse family court judgments, including divorce, child custody, child support, maintenance and grandparent visitation.
Child Support
We represent clients in matters involving child support.
Child Custody
We represent parents in child custody disputes.
Juvenile Matters
We represent parties in juvenile matters involving the Division of Family Law Services.
Modifications
We assist clients in modifying prior child custody and child support judgments when the facts call for it.
Contempt
We help clients in contempt of court matters as well as family access motions.
Military Divorce
We are proud to represent service members in divorce and family law matters.
Serving the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Wichita, Topeka, Tulsa and Beyond in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma

From our webpage, you can also read articles about family law, view informational videos, seminar videos, listen to our podcast, download our mobile application or view support calculators for MissouriIllinois and Kansas.

If you are looking to find and hire a child custody lawyer, contact us online or by phone to schedule a consultation at any of our convenient locations.

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