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Why

O'Flaherty Law of St. Charles

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Top 3 Qualities to Look for in Your Attorney

Cost-Effective

When we started our firm in the midst of the recession, we learned to survive in a lean environment and pass the savings on to our clients.  As the economy has improved, we have not changed our philosophy.  We are hungry to grow our client base, and so we have intentionally set our rates below what the market will bear.  Our mission is to make each client walk away feeling that they got more value than they paid for.  This is easier to do when we make our prices affordable.

Client-Focused

The secret to our success as a firm is incredibly simple: we build a personal relationship with each of our clients and treat them with the respect that they deserve.  We pride ourselves on our open lines of communication, frequent check-ins with our clients, and our accessibility.  We are here to help you in any way we can, often leveraging our network of resources to assist you with non-legal issues that you may be having.  We are your one-stop problem-solver and trusted adviser.  All attorneys say that they provide excellent client service, but, unlike other attorneys, we practice what we preach.  We make sure every client walks away happy . . . period.

Comprehensive

We are your community law firm.  Our business is built on long-term relationships with our clients.  Our clients have the luxury of building trust over time with one team of attorneys, rather than having to find a new attorney for each different type of matter that arises over the course of their lives.  No one attorney can be an expert at everything.  That is why we have worked hard to assemble a team of attorneys with extensive experience in different areas of expertise.  Our attorneys work together closely to bring our collective experience to bear on any issue that may arise for our clients.

Great at What We Do

Since our business comes entirely from referrals and community involvement, our reputation for quality legal work is our greatest asset . . . and it is extremely important to us.  Each of our attorneys is truly experienced in his or her practice areas, with the highest personal standards of excellence.  We are proud of our reputation in the community, and we did not achieve it by accident.  Our reputation for excellence comes from hard work, continuing education, and an above-and-beyond approach to our clients’ cases.

More information about our Saint Charles Adoption Attorneys:

Our Saint Charles adoption attorneys will put you in the best position to acheive your family's goals in a cost-effective manner.   We are proud of our comprehensive service, accessibility, and communication with our clients.

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Saint Charles Adoption Attorneys

Please contact our friendly Saint Charles Adoption Attorneys at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.

O'Flaherty Law of St. Charles

1121 E. Main St., Ste. 124B

St. Charles, IL 60174

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saintcharles@oflaherty-law.com

What to Expect From a Consultation

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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Illinois Adoption Requirements

In this article, our St. Charles adoption attorneys explain the different types of adoption that are available in Illinois, including:

  • Related adoption: at least one of the adoptive parents is related to the child;
  • Agency adoption: adoption through an adoption agency;
  • Private adoption: no adoption agency is involved and the adoptive parents are not related to the child;
  • Adoption of an adult;
  • Standby adoption: the biological parent is terminally ill and providing for the care of his or her child when he or she is no longer able to do so.

Read the full article by our St. Charles adoption attorneys explaining the different types of adoption in Illinois.

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Illinois Adoption Requirements

In this article, our St. Charles adoption lawyers explain the requirements for adoption in Illinois.  

You are eligible to adopt in Illinois if:

  • You do not have a legal disability;
  • You have lived in Illinois for at least 6 months, unless you are in the armed forces, in which case the period is 90 days; and
  • You have a good reputation.

Read the full article by our St. Charles adoption attorneys explaining Illinois adoption requirements.

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The Kane County, Illinois Adoption Process Explained

In this article, our St. Charles adoption lawyers explain the adoption process in Illinois. We discuss the filing of the adoption petition and consents for adoption with the circuit court, the interim order hearing, appointment of a guardian ad litem, and the final adoption hearing at which the guardian ad litem's report and investigator's report are reviewed.  We also explain the process for changing the child's birth certificate once the final adoption order has been entered.

Read the full article by our St. Charles adoption attorneys explaining the Illinois adoption process.

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