Before becoming an attorney, I started at Rathert Law Offices as a paralegal and... more
Before becoming an attorney, I started at Rathert Law Offices as a paralegal and worked my way through law school. I am now the research/associate attorney for the office, under Mr. Rathert's direction, and do most of the writing and drafting of various documents. I have always had a passion for adoption work, and I have been blessed to work with another like-minded attorney. We en... view profile
Jarod M. Calkins is an experienced and dedicated trial lawyer. He focuses his... more
Jarod M. Calkins is an experienced and dedicated trial lawyer. He focuses his practice on helping the community. Mr. Calkins, through hard work and dedication has earned respect among his clients, the local Judiciary, his peers and the community as a valuable legal resource.As lead counsel of Calkins Law Offices, a Monroe, Michigan based firm, he provides advice, counsel, and legal representati... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.