Adoption

Adoption

Adoption Attorneys Serving Individuals and Families

At Rathje & Woodward, LLC, we help families that are seeking to establish new family bonds through adoption. Our adoption attorneys have more than 35 years of experience with providing legal guidance to individuals and families. We ensure that you have a positive and rewarding experience throughout the adoption process.

Our law firm can handle all types of adoptions, including:

  • Agency adoptions
  • Non-related adoptions
  • Related adoptions

Related and Non-Related Adoptions

One of the most common types of adoptions occurs when a parent is related to a child by blood. Usually in situations like these, the biological parents have remarried and would like their new spouse to adopt their child. With our assistance, stepparent adoptions can be quite simple as long as consent is given by the other living biological parent.

Non-related adoptions occur when a person wishes to adopt a child to whom they are not biologically related. This type of adoption may be more time consuming and require more paperwork. It is important to have an experienced family law attorney to guide you through the process.

These types of adoptions can take place through an agency or private adoption.

Agency Adoptions

Parents can work with licensed adoption agencies in cases where women are willing to place their child up for adoption in order to give them a better home. Our attorneys work with the adoption agencies and parents wishing to adopt a child through a licensed adoption agency.

Contact Our Adoption Attorneys

Contact Rathje & Woodward, LLC to learn more about our adoption services. Call us today at 630-668-8500.

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