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Our Illinois adoption attorneys provide efficient and cost-effective solution to your adoption needs. Adoption can be a difficult and frustrating process. We are here to help. With the experience necessary to make the process smooth and efficient and above-and-beyond client service, we will cut through the red tape for you and stand by your side every step of the way.

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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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O'Flaherty Law of Downers Grove

5002 Main Street, Ste 201
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60515
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5002 Main St, Ste. 201 Downers Grove, IL 60515

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105 Jackson Avenue, Ste. 4b Naperville, IL 60540

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​110 E. Schiller Street, Ste. 220B ​Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Lake in the Hills

8411 Pyott Road, Ste. 107, ​Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

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Tinley Park

​16557 Oak Park Avenue, Ste. B, Tinley Park, IL 60477

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St. Charles

210 S Fifth St, Ste. 107B, St. Charles, IL 60174

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Illinois Adoption Law Explained

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Illinois adoption lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains some of the qualities you should look for when selecting your adoption attorney.

Illinois Adoption Attorneys

In this article, our Illinois adoption attorneys explain adoptions in Illinois and the Illinois Adoption Act. We discuss in detail the different types of adoption:

  • Related Adoption 
  • Agency Adoption 
  • Private adoption 
  • Adoption of an adult 
  • Standby adoption 

In order to be elligible 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. 

We also explain who can be adopted in Illinois:

  • A child who has been surrendered to an adoption agency;
  • A child who has been placed in the custody of the prospective adoptive parents by the biological parents;
  • A child whose adoption has been consented to by a court-appointed authority;
  • An adult who has resided with the prospective adoptive parents for more than 2 years.

Read the full article by our Illinois adoption attorneys explaining who can adopt and who can be adopted in Illinois. 

How Child Support Is Calculated For Multiple Families

Illinois adoption attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains Illinois paternity law.

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In this article, our Illinois adoption lawyers explain the termination of the biological parents’ parental rights a prerequisite to adoption.  We discuss the exceptions to this requirement, such as deceased biological parents.  We also explain the different processes for voluntary termination of parental rights and involuntary termination of parental rights.  

Read the full article by our Illinois adoption lawyers explaining termination of parental rights prior to Illinois adoptions 

Changes To Illinois Child Support Law For 2017

Illinois adoption attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains multiple child support payments under Illinois child support laws.

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In this article, our Illinois adoption attorneys explain the Illinois adoption process.  Adoption in Illinois is initiated by filing an adoption petition in the appropriate circuit court.  We explain where to file the adoption petition, which documents must accompany it, the filing deadline, and notice and service requirements. The next step in the process is an interim order hearing to decide who will have temporary parental responsibilities for the child during the pendency of the case.  Finally, our Illinois adoption lawyers explain what to expect at the final hearing, obtaining a judgment for adoption, and how to obtain a revised birth certificate.

Read the full article by our Illinois adoption lawyers explaining the Illinois adoption process.

Our Illinois adoption lawyers are happy to meet with you in DuPage County, Will County, McHenry County, Kane County, Kendall County, Grundy County, Kankakee County, Dekalb County, LaSalle County, at our offices in Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Naperville, Lake in the Hills, Tinley Park, St. Charles or any other location convenient to you.

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