Category Archives: Adoption

Many times when a blended family forms, stepparents wish to adopt stepchildren in order to legally reflect the relationships that have formed. When a stepparent adopts a child it means that the stepparent is awarded the legal responsibility to support … Continue reading

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Today’s society has become a virtual melting pot for different family nuclei. The traditional two-parent, Dad, Mom, two kids and a family pet has transformed into a blend of forms and combinations of family members. A common thread is the … Continue reading

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Deciding to bring a child into your life can be an exciting, life changing, and fulfilling decision. There are hundreds of children in the Illinois child welfare system hoping to find a loving parent or family. Having the stability of … Continue reading

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