Adoption

Partner Jenna Eisenmenger Secures Victory in Adoption Trial

Partner Jenna Eisenmenger recently secured a victory for an adoption case in the Court of Appeals. She represented a foster family who had cared for a young child since infancy. Members of the biological family, who cared for a biological sibling, had contested the adoption. The child, however, did not ...

2022-10-31T08:49:20-05:00October 31, 2022|Categories: Adoption|

Partner Jenna Eisenmenger Wins Adoption Trial

Partner Jenna Eisenmenger recently won a contested adoption trial for a foster family who had cared for the toddler since the child was an infant. Those contesting the adoption were relatives caring for a biological sibling, both unknown to the child. There are many challenges when an adoption is contested ...

2022-04-26T15:54:03-05:00April 26, 2022|Categories: Adoption|

Adult Adoption – Do Biological Parents Need Notice?

Adult adoption is a unique legal tool designed for situations where an adult wishes to formalize a relationship with their caregivers or wants to formalize an otherwise informal parenting arrangement after they have emancipated. There are a variety of unique situations that may lead a family toward adult adoption. In ...

2022-02-17T10:09:36-06:00August 10, 2021|Categories: Adoption|

How to Start the Adoption Process in Minnesota

Now that you have made the decision to adopt, where do you start? There are many unknowns in the adoption process but starting a checklist is a good first step. What adoption route are you looking to take? There are many ways to begin your adoption journey. Do you want ...

2020-11-19T15:52:16-06:00November 19, 2020|Categories: Adoption|

National Adoption Awareness Month

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and I wanted to take this opportunity to explore what adoption means to me and highlight the adoption services Heimerl & Lammers provides. My Personal and Professional Experience with Adoption I am passionate about adoption and love all aspects of adoption practice. This passion ...

2020-11-09T17:07:14-06:00November 9, 2020|Categories: Adoption|