How Does Adopting a Child Impact Taxes in Illinois?
Kogut & Wilson shares adoption tax credit information for Illinois residents at the state and federal level.
Birth Mother and Father Representation in Uncontested Adoption Proceedings
Kogut & Wilson share the importance of having birth parent representation during adoption proceedings and discuss the intricate details that coincide with adopting a child in Illinois.
Interstate Adoption and the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
Kogut & Wilson share what families can expect from the interstate adoption process in Illinois as controlled by the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children.
Requirements and Process of International Adoption in Illinois
When pursuing international adoptions, it is important to know the requirements and processes of your home state. From home country adoption to readoption in the United States, Kogut & Wilson is prepared to assist families through the international adoption process.
Requirements and Process of Changing Your Name in Illinois
A person may want to change their name after a marriage, divorce, adoption or other major life event to find closure or the start of a new life. Kogut & Wilson outline the eligibility requirements and process of an official name change.
Cailee J. Alderman to Discuss SIJS with CBA Adoption Law Committee
Cailee and co-speaker Genie Gillespie will discuss special immigrant juvenile status with the committee on Tuesday, May 9.
Second Parent Adoption Following the Reversal of Roe v. Wade
Following the Dobbs decision, which reversed of Roe v. Wade, second parent adoption has entered the spotlight with concerns about other potential reversals. Kogut & Wilson explain what second parent adoption is and how families can use this process to protect their parental rights.
Adult Adoption in Illinois
Kogut & Wilson explains the criteria, reasons and results for adult adoption in Illinois.
Cailee J. Alderman to Discuss Adoption Law and SIJS in Separate Chicago Bar Association and DePaul University Events
Cailee will share insights with the CBA Adoption Law Committee and DePaul Schiller DuCando & Fleck Family Law Center.
Can Biological Families Maintain Contact with an Adopted Relative Post-Adoption?
Kogut & Wilson provides insight on how biological family members may maintain contact with their adopted child, grandchild or relative after an adoption has occurred.