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In this Learn About Law podcase & videoblog, Elmhurst attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the Illinois appeals process including orders that are automatically appealable, like orders granting, denying or revoking temporary commitment in adoption proceedings.
In this article, our Elmhurst adoption attorneys explain the adoption law. Adoption in Illinois is governed by the Illinois Adoption Act. The following are the 5 different types of adoption:
In order to be eligible to adopt in Illinois, you must not have a legal disability, have lived in Illinois for at least 6 months, and have a good reputation. In normal circumstances, the adopting parents must be over the age of 18, but the court has the discretion if good cause is presented.
In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, Elmhurst attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses multiple family child support payments under Illinois 2017 child support law.
In this article, our Elmhurst adoption lawyers go through how the recent child support refform in Illinois impacts people with multiple families. As explained in the Changes to Illinois Child Support Law for 2017 article, the new law bases child support obligations on the relative net income of the parents. One of the items that is deducted from the gross income to calculate the net income of the obligor parent is any prior obligation of child support paid by court order. This affects people with multiple child support obligations because the net income will be reduced by the previous child support obligations.
Elmhurst adoption attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the qualities you should consider when selecting your adoption lawyer.
In this article, our Elmhurst adoption lawyers explain the adoption process in Illinois. We explain how to file an adoption petition. We also discuss how temporary parental responsibilities are determined for the pendency of the adoption matter at an interim order hearing. Finally we explain what happens at the final adoption hearing, including the various reports and affidavits that are submitted by the investigator, the guardian ad litem and the parties.