Can a child be adopted if he is over 16?

Answer Yes; in fact, lots of kids in US foster care who need families are over 16. Non-US citizens who are over 16 cannot gain US citizenship via adoption, however.

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Can a father sign over rights to a child he adopted but has not seen the child in five years the child does not know him?

You adopted a child 2 years ago you are now divorced and want to sign over your rights how do you do this and will you still have to pay child support if the child is not biologically mine?

England and Wales It is not possible to "sign over rights". If you have adopted a child, you have a duty to maintain until that child has left non-advanced education or reached 19 years old, whiche... Read More »

If the father of the adopted child dies and leave everything to the mother and adopted daughter and they are both beneficiaries to all but the mother of the adopted child did not give anything?

A claim against the deceased's estate may be made in probate court when the will is probated. The court will take it under advisement to ascertain if the claimant has a valid, legal claim. But it ... Read More »

Can a child be adopted if they are over 18 years of age?

no. 18 is when you are an adult. If you really care about someone that is over the age of 18, you can help them financially or be there for them. I don't know if it's different for someone who is m... Read More »