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ADOPTION

Whether considering an adoption or acting as a foster parent, you are preparing for a life-changing event. The legal process to introduce a new member to your family can be accompanied by complexities. In choosing an attorney, you need a lawyer that has a thorough understanding of adoption and foster parent rights, and the intricacies of the law as you build your family. Our law firm is ready to assist.

LIFE IS A JOURNEY THAT STARTS AND ENDS WITH FAMILY

The loving act of adoption creates a permanent relationship- no different than that of a birth family. The Law Offices of Edward P. Graham Ltd. is passionate about helping families grow.

ADOPTION SERVICES

Our passion is to help complete your family. We provide:

  • Domestic Private-Placement/ Independent Adoptions
  • Domestic Agency Adoptions
  • Birth Parent Representation
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Adult Adoptions
  • Re-Adoptions
  • Registration of Country Name Changes

FOSTER CARE LITIGATION

Our firm works with foster care agencies and parents. We assist in protecting foster parent rights including:

  • Abuse and Neglect Matters
  • Permanency Hearings
  • Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings
  • DCFS Administrative Hearings
  • Juvenile Court Proceedings
  • Subsidized Guardianship

ADOPTION PRACTICE

Our Firm represents birth parents and adoptive parents in adoption matters, state family agency cases, and juvenile proceedings. At the Law Offices of Edward P. Graham, Ltd., our adoption practice includes:

  • Domestic Agency Adoption
  • Independent/Private Adoption
  • Identified Adoption/Agency Assisted
  • International Adoption
  • Re-Adoption
  • Foster Placement Conversion
  • Adult Adoption
  • Related Adoptions
  • Stepparent Adoption
  • Special Needs Adoption

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