Skip to main content
Find a Lawyer
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

State Adoption Laws

State adoption laws define a number of issues related to adoption of children, including who may adopt, whether home residency is required before an adoption is finalized, and when (or if) the child's consent is necessary. Click on a state on the map below or select from the list of states below for state-specific adoption laws.

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard

Find a Lawyer

More Options