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Adoption Law 2016 Edition

Comprehensive guide covering all aspects of adoption.
  • Product ID: 16ADOPTU
  • Formats:
    • Handbook
    • E-book

Description

This guide is an essential resource for all adoption lawyers in Illinois. It provides best-practice guidance covering all aspects and all types of adoption — including same-sex adopting parents, surrogacy, intercountry, special needs, transracial, DCFS, and other unique situations. This handbook will help you navigate the often troubled waters of adoption with all of the resulting ramifications.

Chapter 1 — Basic Concepts of Adoption
Kathleen Hogan Morrison, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Sample Adoption Forms
Diana E. López, López Law Group, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 3 — Adoption Court Procedures — Cook County
Hon. Susan Fox Gillis, County Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Court Procedures — Collar Counties and Other Parts of the State
Sheila A. Maloney, Attorney at Law, Downers Grove, Deborah Crouse Cobb, Crouse Cobb & Bays, Collinsville, and Kirsten Crouse Bays, Crouse Cobb & Bays, Charleston

Chapter 5 — Agency Adoptions
Genie Miller Gillespie, Attorney at Law, Chicago

Chapter 6 — Independent or Private Adoptions
Sheila A. Maloney, Attorney at Law, Downers Grove

Chapter 7 — Related Adoptions
Genie Miller Gillespie, Attorney at Law, Chicago

Chapter 8 — Adoptions of Department of Children and Family Services Wards
Christina M. Schneider, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Office of Legal Services, Chicago

Chapter 9 — Adult Adoptions
Shelley B. Ballard, Ballard, Desai & Miller, Chicago and Highland Park

Chapter 10 — Intercountry Adoptions: Avoiding Procedural Pitfalls and Common Problems
Genie Miller Gillespie, Attorney at Law, Diana E. López, López Law Group, P.C., Jane Turner, ACSW, Associate Director, Adoption Center of Illinois, and Kathleen M. Vannucci, Law Office of Robert D. Ahlgren and Associates, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 11 — Interstate Adoptions: Avoiding Procedural Pitfalls and Common Problems
Shelley B. Ballard, Ballard,Desai & Miller, Chicago and Highland Park

Chapter 12 — Transracial Adoptions
Michelle M. Hughes, Law Offices of Michelle M. Hughes, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 13 — Standby Adoptions
Linda S. Coon, Family Options Project, Chicago

Chapter 14 — Open and Closed Adoptions
Denise J. Patton, Law Office of Denise J. Patton, Palatine

Chapter 15 — Contested Adoption Proceedings
Richard A. Lifshitz, Law Offices of Richard A. Lifshitz, LLC, Chicago

Chapter 16 — Revocation of Parental Consents and Surrenders
Chris S. Haaff, Law Office of Christopher Haaff, Crystal Lake

Chapter 17 — Family-Building Through Traditional Surrogacy and Gestational Surrogacy Arrangements
Nidhi Desai, Ballard, Desai & Miller, Chicago and Highland Park

Chapter 18 — The Indian Child Welfare Act
Deborah Crouse Cobb, Crouse Cobb & Bays, Collinsville

Chapter 19 — Financial and Practical Issues
Jenny R. Jeltes, Law Offices of J. Jeltes, Ltd., and Judith Hannah, Law Office of Judith Hannah, Chicago

Chapter 20 — Health Problems in Adoption
Todd J. Ochs, M.D., Chicago

Chapter 21 — Consumer Protection in Illinois Adoption Law
Kathleen Hogan Morrison, Chicago

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