What are the proceedings for a grandparent to adopt grandchild?

Answer In Jefferson County NY, for an uncontested step-parent adoption, I was quoted $1500 + the $150 fee for the home study. Relatively cheap compared to what I've researched in other states. Good luck!

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Does a grandparent have a legal right to adopt their grandchild?

yes and no if the parents give you permission then yes but if they passed away with no mill depending on how old the child is it would depend. it would also depend on whats best for the child

Can a grandparent get coustody of their 16-year-old grandchild if the child wants to live with the grandparent and does the child have the right to move out of the parents' home?

Answer A 16-year-old cannot leave home without parental consent. If they do and the parents call the police (and I'm assuming they would) then the police will pick the child up and return him/her ... Read More »

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Can a grandparent stop adoption of a unborn grandchild In NC?

There is no legal bar, but it is unlikely that any public adoption agency would support your application. Many 18 year old people are unable to care for themselves so without some very special cir... Read More »