FRANCIS & BERRY DOMER ADOPTION ATTORNEYS

Ph: 812-336-8300 / 812-360-0111

Mission Statement: Don Francis and Michelle Domer are a team of Adoption Attorneys and Family Law Attorneys and as a team, are committed to providing professional and dedicated legal representation. Our purpose is to enhance the quality of life for you and your family. We will always strive to be ethical, courteous and respectful to all with whom we encounter. 

What We Do: Don and Michelle work together on every case. You will have two attorneys representing you at the same time for one fee. You will never be charged double for our representation.

 We are adoption attorneys: We represent step-parents, grandparents, foster parents, individuals, couples (married or unmarried) and any other person(s), who care for someone else’s child or wish to adopt a new born.  We represent adoptive parents in the State of Indiana and from other states.

 We are terminators: Although hard to admit, some parents are unfit and should not raise a child or children. As Adoption Attorneys, we can terminate the parental rights of unfit parents. Even if only one parent is unfit it is possible, through adoption, to terminate the unfit parent’s parental rights while maintaining the parental rights of the fit parent.

 Other services: Families and individuals often have need for other legal services not related to adoption, such as: guardianships, paternity, wills, estates, power of attorney, and other legal matters including financial adoption programs.  We assist our clients with these matters.

 Francis & Berry Domer is a law firm located in Bloomington, Indiana.  Our combined 50 years of experience and knowledge helps us to achieve complete satisfaction for our clients.

 

Why we are the right team for you?

Our staff will treat you with compassion and understanding, and use our experience to provide you with top-quality assistance through every step of the process.

Francis & Berry Domer Phone Number: (812) 336-8300

Confidential number for calls and texts: 812-360-0111

Francis & Berry Domer is proud of its professional reputation. Nearly all of the firm’s clients are personal referrals from past clients or other attorneys.

Heartland Adoption Agency, LCPA Don and Michelle are also the owners of Heartland Adoption Agency, which places newborns for adoption, provides adoption home studies and criminal background checks for guardianships and adoptions.  For more information about Heartland Adoption Agency and its services, please go to Heartlandadoptions.com.


Congrats Harley

So excited for your permanent home!!!!

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Don’t Forget Your Adoption Tax Credits

If you adopted a child in 2018 be sure to tell your tax professional because you may be eligible for a Federal and/or State adoption tax credit. The maximum Federal tax credit in 2018 was $13,840.00 per child.  You may carry forward any unused tax credit for five years.  You will need to fill out … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your Adoption Tax Credits

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How to get a new social security number for your adopted child.

Once you receive your child’s new birth certificate after the adoption is finalized, it is time to obtain a new social security number. You need to apply for a new social security number in person at your local social security office. You need to take with you the original birth certificate that you just received … Continue reading How to get a new social security number for your adopted child.

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Our first two adoptions of 2019!!!

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One more added to the family. Congrats.

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New family on a Monday morning

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Fun day in court.

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Smile!

We’re a new family

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Happy adoption day!

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Welcome to the family!

It takes a village.

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