Adoption Has No Age Limits: Adult Adoptions

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In Wisconsin, adoptions can occur at any age. There are many reasons why adoptions are finalized for adults, but one of the primary reasons is that being adopted creates a life-long connection for the adult adoptee. This tip sheet discusses the importance of formalizing the adult-child relationship, the legal process, and the need to belong.

 

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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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