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Parties to Adoption

Who May Adopt
Citation: Ch. Code Art. 1198, 1221

A single person, who is age 18 or older, or a married couple jointly may adopt, either privately or through an agency.

Who May Be Adopted
Citation: Ch. Code Art. 1198, 1221

Any child may be adopted.

Who May Place a Child for Adoption
Citation: Ch. Code Art. 1198, 1221

An adoptive placement may be by:
  • Private placement
  • A child-placing agency

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