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Children wading, photo by Jan Engel © 2005

Adoption Articles





Children wading
Photo by Jan Engel © 2005



Lirhus & Keckemet LLP




Adoption is a major area of concentration at Lirhus & Keckemet LLP. Albert G. Lirhus, who heads up the adoption team, has been involved in approximately 3,000 adoptions. He is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys in addition to the American, Washington State, and King County Bar Associations.

Types of Adoption Services

We counsel and represent people in areas including:

    Independent Adoption
    Agency Adoption
    Stepparent Adoption
    International Adoption
    Interstate Adoption
    Open Adoption

Our services include, but are not limited to, representation in adoption legal proceedings, court appearances, document preparation, adoption counseling, assistance in networking and advertising, preparing open adoption agreements, etc.

Free Initial Consultation

Whether by telephone or in person, we offer a free initial consultation for adoption-related matters. The fees and costs related to your particular matter will be discussed so that all are clear in our understanding before work begins.

Get the Facts about Adoption

There are many rumors and a great deal of misinformation out there about adoption. Don't rely on what you read in the newspaper, hear on the news, or hear from others. Call and get accurate information. Most people are pleased to learn how adoption works in Washington.

We look forward to talking with you about adoption.

Articles on Adoption

Here are some articles that will give you some answers to your questions. Click on any that may be of interest.

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The information in this web site is all general information. The information is applicable only to the state of Washington, unless otherwise stated. This general information is not legal advice for your particular circumstances. If you have legal questions you should consult your lawyer.

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Seattle, Washington 98101
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