Can a single mother adopt a child?

Answer Yes, for as long as she is capable of raising a child and without psychological problem as well as cansupport the child basic needs as he/she grows up.

Top Q&A For: Can a single mother adopt a child

Father of child is illegal alien who was never married to the mother who is a you s citizen I am a you s citizen and plan on marrying the mother can I adopt the child?

I don't see why not. When two people marry, the women sometimes wants to keep her maiden name but also take his name, so she takes both last names and hyphens them. Or I have even seen a single mom... Read More »

How do you proceed if you live in Maine and want to adopt a child in Florida from a mother who wishes to sell her child and the father does not wish to keep the child?

Yes, this is possible if the child hasn't been adopted. or the mother could destroy everything the child has known and regain custody after they are adopted. This would be a very wrong act and it i... Read More »

If Father has had nothing to do with child and mother gets married to another man can that man adopt the child?

Step-father, yes ... just "father", at your age of 21, I would think not. When I married recently, my wife's sons are in their higher 20's ... their last names did not change - they keep their pri... Read More »

Can an adoptive mother sign over her rights to her minor child to another adult wanting to adopt the child?

If you were born in California, there is a free reunion registry for adoptees and biological birth family members including birthmother, birthfather, and birthsiblings to locate each other and reun... Read More »