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C.J. Lyford
  • Family Law, Immigration Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION (Clients in U.S. and Worldwide)
Consultation and legal services to parents and agencies re preparation of Orphan Petitions and Hague Convention Petitions; Home Study and related pre and post adoption problems; Responses/Appeals re NOIDS, Petition denials, visa denials and related; Legalization of immigration status for adopted child; Applications for U.S. Citizenship; Citizenship problems. Adoption of overseas relative and identified child adoption.

DOMESTIC ADOPTION(Limited to Pennsylvania):
Independent and Agency adoptions; Stepparent, second parent and relative adoptions; Adoption finalizations and readoptions.
(Adoptions handled in Montgomery, Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester,Bucks and Berks Counties)
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IMMIGRATION
Family and General Immigration(Clients in U.S. and Worldwide)

Adoptive mother of teenager from China.

lyfordesq@aol.com
610-260-4055

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adoption
  • Immigration and Citizenship
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Current
Attorney
Rawle and Henderson
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Attorney/Manager
SmithKline
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Education
Temple University
J.D. | Law
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. | Public Policy
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Nursing Diploma (R.N.)
Professional Associations
Philadelphia County Bar Association
Member
Current
Montgomery County Bar Association
Member
Current
Delaware Valley Adoption Council (DVAC)
Member
Current
RESOLVE
Member
Current
American Adoption Congress
Member
Current
Families with Children from China
Member
Current
I-Child (India)
Member
Current
EthiopiaAdopt
Member
Current
American Association of Immigration Attorneys (AILA)
Member
- Current
National and local adoption groups
Member
- Current
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Proof of U.S. Citizenship for foreign born adopted children
General internet
Websites & Blogs
Website
C.J. Lyford Website Profile
Website
The Law Office of C.J. Lyford Website
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of C.J. Lyford
632 Germantown Ave.
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
USA
Telephone: (610) 260-4055
Fax: (610) 828-8777