Family-Oriented Adoption Attorneys
Compassionate attorneys to lead you through the legal process of growing your family
Adoption is about growing your family. It’s when you go through the legal process of becoming the legal parent, and welcoming them into your life. But adoption is complicated—you need an experienced attorney to advocate on your behalf, whether it’s a contested or uncontested adoption.
Adoptions occur under many circumstances, such as grandparents adopting grandchildren, reputable adults adopting directly from the birth parents and stepparents filing for legal parentage of their stepchildren. Related adoptions—or situations in which the adopted child stays within their family—are the most common in Illinois.
Whatever your particular situation, the family law attorneys at H&M Law can help your family through the complex legal process of adoption. Our experience and genuine client commitment will help to make this emotional time as seamless and worry-free as possible.
By nature, adoption is emotional—that’s why partners John Hipskind and Brady McAninch will give you 24/7 access to their legal expertise. After all, legal emergencies don’t always wait for business hours—and neither do we.
“I recommend John Hipskind to anyone searching for a great lawyer. Quality, caring, AFFORDABLE. All of my goals were achieved in such a timely, professional, friendly, and diplomatic manner.”
– Michael Lirios
Here are some common types of adoption we can help with:
Sometimes, in situations where a child’s biological parents pass away—or in situations of neglect—grandparents will step in to adopt the child. We can help you fight for legal parentage of your grandchildren, so you can keep them in the family.
Under Illinois law, children are allowed only two legal parents. In order for a stepparent to adopt a child with two parents, one or both biological parents must consent. We can help in both contested and uncontested stepparent adoptions, so you and your partner can grow your family.
If you’re looking to adopt a child in Illinois, H&M Law is the firm you want advocating on your behalf. We have the expertise to achieve a favorable outcome—and the genuine client commitment to deliver a positive client experience every step along the way.
Schedule no-cost, no-obligation consultation with us today, and we’ll dive into the particulars surrounding your case and begin working on filing for—and finalizing—your adoption.