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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
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
The Law Office of C.J. Lyford
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.)
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Professional Associations
Philadelphia County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Montgomery County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Delaware Valley Adoption Council (DVAC)
Member
Current
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RESOLVE
Member
Current
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American Adoption Congress
Member
Current
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Families with Children from China
Member
Current
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I-Child (India)
Member
Current
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EthiopiaAdopt
Member
Current
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American Association of Immigration Attorneys (AILA)
Member
- Current
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National and local adoption groups
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
- Current
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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
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