Peoria, Illinois Adoption Lawyers in Peoria County

Peoria, Illinois Adoption Lawyers in Peoria County

Assisting With Adoption Matters in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County

For various reasons, many children find themselves with a parent, but no matter the reasons, they need an individual who can care for them and provide them with the attention and financial support that they need. For residents in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County, or anywhere nearby, our attorneys in our nearby Bloomington, Illinois family law office can assist in providing legal counsel in adoption matters.

The attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC solely focus their practice on family law related matters and have familiarity with the local courts and laws surrounding these issues. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience with these matters and will listen to your concerns. The adoption process can be very emotional for parties involved, but you can rest easy know that the attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC will guide you throughout every step of your matter and be there to answer any questions or concerns along the way.

For stepparents that are interested in stepparent adoption proceedings, the attorneys at Stange Law Firm, PC can also provide legal counsel. Our attorneys also are able to assist biological parents contest stepparent adoptions when needed.

The decision to adopt a child is a very major one, and as a result, should be very well thought out and planned. If you are considering adopting a child or have adopted a child, the firm has articles that may be beneficial: 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.

The firm also has a legal summary on the topic that might help individuals have a better understanding: Adoption and surrogacy agreements in a nutshell.

 

Practical, Assertive Action in the Best Interests of the Child and Financial Support in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County

Adoption matters should be taken seriously, and the attorneys at Stange Law Firm handles these matters with compassionate and care. The laws surrounding adoption matters take “the best interests of the child” into consideration when it comes to matters involving child custody. Our attorneys are experienced in handling these issues and are ready to work to uphold these laws. Another important aspect of adoption matters and raising a child is the finances of the parties involved. Our attorneys utilize a practical approach in these cases. For grandparents wanting to adopt a child, or anyone else, they should have access and be able to make important decisions and be able to access child support and take advantage of applicable tax deductions, when appropriate and possible.

Every adoption matter is different and is addressed and handled on a case-by-case basis. At the Stange Law Firm, PC, you will be treated with individual care and compassion.

 

Handling Adoptions in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County

To speak to a dedicated adoption lawyer who can assist you in Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County, contact our nearby McLean County Family Law office at 309-807-4915 or simply contact our firm online.

To learn more about the Peoria County Family Court, please visit the following links:

 
 

Contact Our Bloomington, Illinois Adoption Lawyers Serving Peoria, Illinois and Peoria County

Are you looking to hire an knowledgeable family law attorney to help you with your adoption matter? If so, schedule a confidential initial consultation appointment with one of our attorneys today.

McLean County (Bloomington), IL Office: 309-807-4915 | 1012 Ekstam Drive, Suite 4, Bloomington, IL 61704.

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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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