Cailee J. Alderman Authors Adoption Basics Chapter in IICLE 2024 Handbook

Kogut & Wilson’s Cailee J. Alderman was recently published in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s (IICLE) 2024 Adoption Law handbook. Cailee authored the first chapter of the handbook titled, “Basic Concepts of Adoption,” and previously authored a chapter for the 2020 edition of the handbook.

In the chapter, Cailee explores several components of adoption, including:

  • Parties to an adoption
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Limiting legal risk
  • Legal fathers and putative fathers
  • The adoption process
  • Considerations in specific types of adoptions
  • Miscellaneous issues in adoptions
  • Adoption-related statutes

The IICLE Adoption Law handbook is a comprehensive guide that provides resources for attorneys and other professionals dealing with adoption in Illinois. The handbook encompasses details about each type of adoption, offers a wide range of adoption scenarios and addresses unique situations that may arise during the adoption process.

To read Cailee’s chapter and the rest of the handbook, visit the IICLE website here.

Cailee represents clients in all areas of family and matrimonial law, focusing on divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, guardianship and special immigrant juvenile status. As an accomplished family law attorney, Cailee is well-versed in the intricacies of child welfare and will provide valuable insights into the available options for children leaving protective services in Illinois.


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