Can you adopt an adult in North Carolina? The answer is yes — and Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC can help you complete the legal process.
People often tell me, “I raised my stepdaughter or stepson like my own children. They are adults now. Can I adopt an adult?” Yes, you can adopt another adult as .
Hire a lawyer. Adopting an adult in North Carolina requires that you file a petition with your local court and attend.
Who is considered an adult for the purpose of adult adoption? An adult is by federal law. An attorney should be consulted if there are citizenship concerns.
Adult adoptions are easier than adoptions of children. Adults are primarily adopted to ensure inheritance, formalize relationships stepparent.