Can you still be adopted at 16?

Answer Even adults can be legally adopted, if an older adult wants to adopt them. Some childless persons will adopt non-relatives they're fond of, to give themselves an heir or a family member.

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Can you still be adopted even if you are 19?

Is an adopted child still called a stepchild?

No!Once a child is adopted they are legally the child of the adoptive parents. The only way that child could be a step-child is if the adoptive parents divorce and the custodial parent re-marries. ... Read More »

Can you still see and contact your parents if you are adopted?

Depends. It's up to the adoptive parents to decide. Your biological parents have given up every right to you. Many feel it would be too hard for a child to bond to the new family if the biological ... Read More »

If you are 16 yrs though n live in the state of WI were adopted sexually abused from the adopted father the adopted mother remarried is found to be mentally ill OCD the such with depression?

Good question. At one time the USA supported dual citizenship but not anymore. I was born in West Germany by American parents and have this designation. I would speak to the Canadian consulate and ... Read More »