Adoptions

The adoption of a child can be one of the happiest times in a person's life — for parents and children alike. It can also be one of the most legally complex matters you'll ever be involved in. If you're thinking of adopting a child, it's important to obtain the best legal representation possible — skillful guidance from an experienced law firm that handles complicated family law matters, including adoption.

At Schlueter Ecklund & Davitt, our attorneys have over 175 years' combined experience serving individuals and families throughout Rockford and northern Illinois. We have a proven background in obtaining positive results for our family law clients, and we represent our clients' interests with compassion, discretion and care. When it comes to adoption matters, we can help families with international and domestic adoption matters and more.

Comprehensive And Caring Adoption Attorney Services

When you're seeking an adoption lawyer, you want confidence that the attorney you hire has handled cases like yours. At Schlueter Ecklund & Davitt, we've done it all, whether helping families adopt through an agency or independently.

From relatively straightforward adoptions such as grandparent adoptions or stepparent adoptions to more complex matters such as same-sex adoptions or international adoptions, our clients can rely on us to provide sound guidance throughout the process. We offer adoption lawyer services throughout Illinois for matters such as:

  • Agency adoptions
  • Independent adoptions
  • Open adoptions
  • Closed adoptions
  • Same-sex adoptions
  • Stepparent adoptions
  • International adoptions
  • Private adoptions

When you contact us with an adoption issue, we will first and foremost listen to your circumstances. These cases are unique and personal, and once we have an understanding of the issue at play in your specific adoption matter we will advise you on the next steps within the legal process.

Your Northern Illinois Adoption Lawyer

With your adoption, we will walk you through every step of the process so you can make the right choice for your family and your adopted son or daughter. For instance, we can help you determine what level of contact the birth and adoptive parents should have with one another. Our goal is to protect your interests and the best interests of the child while streamlining the legal process to the fullest extent possible. We want to make your adoption proceed smoothly and conclude joyfully.

Take the first step in your adoption matter today and contact our experienced adoption attorneys today. Email us online, or call 815-516-8264 or 800-207-5133 to learn more about how we can help.