Fostering Environments of Love through Foster Care Adoption
The process of adopting a child through the Illinois foster care system differs from other forms of adoption in the state. Kogut & Wilson outlines the legal requirements and commitments in foster care adoption
Maintaining Family Ties with Relative Adoption
Kogut & Wilson explains relative adoption and how it benefits family members looking to adopt children in their immediate and extended family.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status as a Path to Protection and Residency
Kogut & Wilson provides clarity on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status within the United States and how to get the process started.
Six Types of Adoptions in Illinois
With many options available, adoption can be a complex process. Which option works best for your family?
Contested Adoptions: How Parental Disputes Can Impede the Adoption Process
When a biological parent objects to an adoption, additional legal considerations come into play. Kogut & Wilson explains how contested adoptions can set back adoptions in Illinois.
LGBTQ+ Adoption in Illinois
The adoption process in Illinois does not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Kogut & Wilson outlines how members of the LGBTQ+ community can petition to adopt to build their families.
FAQs: Adoption in Illinois
Kogut & Wilson answers the preliminary questions families commonly have when considering adoption.
Considering Step-Parent Adoption? Three Things to Consider Before Getting Started
The adoption journey can be difficult to navigate, especially for step-parents looking to adopt a current spouse’s biological child. Kogut & Wilson outlines key points to consider as you move through the process.
Kogut & Wilson Welcomes Cailee J. Alderman and Kirsten L. Meeder to the Firm
Kogut & Wilson is proud to announce the additions of Cailee J. Alderman and Kirsten L. Meeder to the firm as a partner and an associate respectively.