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Couple Sues Bolingbrook Agency Over Alleged Botched Adoption

on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:53
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Couple Sues Bolingbrook Agency Over Alleged Botched Adoption

Couple sues Bolingbrook agency over alleged botched adoption

In summer 2011, a Channahon couple welcomed a new member to their family.

John and Denise Steller brought home a toddler who needed a home and whom they wanted to adopt as their own son.

About 10 months later, they had to give the boy up because the adoption agency did not properly notify his biological father, according to a lawsuit they filed this spring.

Now the licensing division of the Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the agency.

The Stellers were connected with the boy through Sunny Ridge Family