Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

My childs father, after 12 years wants to sign his rights over and have my husband adopt her. How do i start this process?

Asked on 5/06/13, 9:19 am

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Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.
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You need to start an adoption proceeding and then have the father sign a consent in front of a judge. This is a highly technical area. A mistake could make the adoption defective. You really should see an attorney about this. It is not a simple one court shot. They may want to take your fingerprints for example. See a lawyer.

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Answered on 5/07/13, 11:02 am

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