How long do you have to be married to adopt a child?

Answer 1 or 2 years1 or 2 years

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Do you have to get married to adopt your girlfriend's child in NY?

Maybe, it depends upon the amount rendered by the government agency and by the obligated parent versus the needs of the children.However, said parent must be the legal adopting parent of the child/... Read More »

If CPS places a child in your custody in Texas how long do you have to wait before trying to adopt the child and how much does an adoption like this cost?

It depends if it is a kinship placement or not.  If the child is related to you, you can file for adoption as part of the termination of parental rights or anytime thereafter.  If it is a kinship... 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 »

In Indiana do you have to be married for your significant other to adopt your child after the biological father has signed away rights?

I know for a fact that in Florida you can not undo the adoption or terminate your parental rights, unless someone else is willing to adopt the child. I told an attorney what my wife had told me, pr... Read More »