Adult adoption

Adult adoptions in Florida

Grandparents and stepparents often adopt their grown grandchildren and stepchildren, especially in situations where the adoption would allow additional benefits for the adoptee. Foster parents adopt their long-time foster children when they reach 18 years of age. There are other situations which are appropriate for adult adoption, including:

Adult adoption requirements

Florida’s adult adoption requirements are far less restrictive than those involving a minor child.
If you’re considering an adult adoption, we can help you evaluate the facts at no charge. Like any other adoption, it’s a very personal decision that requires careful consideration and should be in everyone’s best interest. Some issues to think about:
With more than 30 years of adult adoption experience, our board-certified adoption specialists can walk you through the process of adopting an adult in Florida. If you decide to move forward, we can make it happen for you.

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    Shorstein & Kelly Adoption Attorneys

    Offering Services Statewide. Offices in Jacksonville and Daytona Beach.
    Mailing address: 3821 Atlantic Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207