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Making Your Family Official

Few experiences are more joyous and filled with love than formally accepting a child into your home and life. The process of legally adding a new member to your family, however, is not always easy.

At my law firm, Thomas M. Gurewitz, Attorney At Law, I guide families in Waukegan and throughout Lake County, Illinois, through the stepparent adoption process. I believe strongly in adoption and will use the knowledge I have gained through decades of experience to support and strengthen your family unit.

Stepparent Adoptions

There are several ways and reasons to adopt a child, and it is important to have a lawyer by your side to ensure you and your potential child are protected. At my practice, I focus on step-parent adoptions.

When your stepchild’s parent is no longer in the picture, adoption may be the best way to solidify your family unit. A stepparent adoption is simple if the child’s biological parents agree to it. If one parent does not agree, it can be a lengthy process. In that case, I will help you through the litigation to demonstrate why adoption in the best interests of the child.

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Please call my office at 847-693-7371 or reach out to me online to schedule an appointment. You may park behind our building, which is across from the Lake County Courthouse.