Michigan Adoption Laws
|Code Section||MCLA §710.21, et seq.; No|
|Who May Be Adopted||Any person|
|Age that Child's Consent Needed||14 years and older|
|Who May Adopt||Any person; if married, spouse must join.|
|Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?||6 months, unless waived by court|
|State Agency/Court||Family Independence Agency/Family Division of Circuit|
|Statute of Limitations to Challenge||21 days from entry of order or denial of petition for rehearing|
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