We are delighted to announce that our physical office is re-opening to our existing and new clients. To provide safety to both our clients and staff, we are adapting the CDC guidelines for social distancing while we are in the yellow phase. Rest assured, that we have and will continue to regularly clean all areas of the office especially the high-traffic areas. All attorneys and staff will have their temperature taken daily and will be wearing masks when interacting with clients. Any attorneys and staff with a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher will work remotely. They will then be required to follow CDCrecommended steps, including not returning to work until the CDC criteria to discontinue home isolation are met.

As the health and safety of our clients and their families is our top priority, we are asking that our clients follow the procedures below during the yellow phase:

  1. Upon entering the building, we ask that all persons wash their hands or hand-sanitize. We will be providing access to soap, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes.
  2. We will also be taking temperatures with non-contact thermometers upon entering the office.
  3. Our office is set-up to comply with social distancing of six feet. In the conference and mediation rooms we are asking that each person sit a minimum of one chair apart from attorneys and/or staff at all times.
  4. Masks are available and will be provided open request.
  5. Teleconferences Zoom meetings, and FaceTime are available in lieu of inperson meetings if requested.
  6. We will continue to have the drop-box available for delivery of documents.

In the event that anyone is sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you reschedule your appointment or utilize the electronic forums listed above.

As each county determines the procedures that will be followed, please ask your attorney of the specific procedures regarding the county in which your case in pending.

Please note that we will also continue to accommodate the needs of new clients, who are welcome, and as always we encourage and appreciate referrals. During this uncertain and unprecedented time, please stay safe and remember that Sweeney Law Office, LLC will remain by your side for all of your family’s legal needs. We ask that you have patience during this challenging time.

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Step-Parent Adoption

Pittsburgh Step-Parent Adoption Lawyer

The formal adoption of a step-child has many legal benefits, as well as providing the emotional satisfaction that comes from the formal establishment of a permanent, legal bond between step-parent and child.

At Sweeney Law Offices, we represent step-parents and primary caregivers who wish to adopt children. We also provide representation in cases involving private adoptions between adoptive parents and birth mothers.

Call 724-742-2590 for a consultation. A lawyer at our firm can discuss the legal issues presented by your situation, potential complications, and how we can help you navigate the adoption maze in Pennsylvania.

Efficient and Affordable Step-Parent Adoption Services

Our firm understands the importance you place on accomplishing a fast and efficient adoption, without complications. Our extensive experience and knowledge of adoption law enables us to recognize potential obstacles that can arise, and also how to overcome any problems. Our goal is to complete your adoption as quickly as possible, so that you can enjoy the satisfaction of full legal parenthood.

We offer affordable fees and provide responsive representation.

Facilitating Both Routine and Unusual Step-Parent Adoptions

We have represented clients in all types of domestic adoption matters, including step-parent adoption, grandparent adoption, agency adoption, and surrogate mother adoption. While many adoptions occurring as a result of second marriages are routine, others can be complex. Some can even require litigation if the biological parent is reluctant to give up his or her parental rights.

Whatever the situation, the attorneys at Sweeney Law Offices will provide compassionate representation designed to achieve your adoption goal.

For a consultation with an attorney at Sweeney Law Offices regarding a step-parent adoption or kinship adoption matter, call 724-742-2590 or contact us online.

Offices 20 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh

Sweeney Law Offices Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania