Lawyer for Adoptions and Guardianship Law Cases


Parent Holds the Hand of a Small Child — Law in Anderson, IN
We have been practicing adoption law for 38 years and have found joy in matching families with children. We have seen first-hand the negative experiences that can detract from what should be a beautiful occasion-expansion of a loving family. SMITH, CARRILLO & REEDER is here to make sure you do not encounter these pitfalls and give you the personal care that you will need throughout this process.

Whatever position you are in, you will find compassionate, attentive, and knowledgeable care with SMITH, CARRILLO & REEDER, and the guidance and support to find the right options for you. We have one goal :

To help families through adoption. Let our experience and commitment to adoption law guide you to the right match for your family.


If you are unable to take care of your child or someone you love who has become mentally or physically incapacitated, you can seek to establish a legal guardianship. At SMITH, CARRILLO & REEDER we are honored to protect the best interest all of the parties in guardianships and conservatorship matters. Our experienced legal team can help you petition the probate court for the creation of a guardianship for your family member or child. In addition, our attorneys can provide you with general advice regarding the process and types of guardianships.
Whether you need a divorce lawyer or an attorney who specializes in family law, SMITH, CARRILLO & REEDER can help. Our Attorneys understand the laws associated with the field in-depth, and our Office can provide you with an Attorney for child custody. Additionally, we can help with any modification issues after the divorce, such as parenting time and visitation rights. There are numerous areas a child support attorney can help in, and our Attorneys can assist you with other areas of family law, including:
  • Trials
  • Dissolution
  • Grandparent visitation
  • Annulments
  • Guardianship
  • Legal separation
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Protective orders
  • Restraining orders
  • College expenses
  • Emancipation
  • Contempt
  • Divorce Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Tax deductions
  • Support
  • Custody

Divorce and Child Support

Whether you are going through a contested or uncontested divorce, it is an emotional time for everyone involved. We understand and will help you get through every step of the process. We can even show you how to file for divorce if you know this is what you want but do not know where to begin. One of the biggest issues to come up with divorce is custody of any children. Ultimately, everyone just wants what is best for the child, so we work through the litigation to come up with the best solution. Custody also involves child support, and both parents are responsible for this. We will work hard to protect you, your family and your assets.

Contact Us to Start Preparing for Your Case

To learn more about your options, call us at 765-643-0022.