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Michigan Adoption Laws

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Code Section MCLA §710.21, et seq.; No
Who May Be AdoptedAny person
Age that Child's Consent Needed14 years and older
Who May AdoptAny person; if married, spouse must join.
Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?6 months, unless waived by court
State Agency/CourtFamily Independence Agency/Family Division of Circuit
Statute of Limitations to Challenge21 days from entry of order or denial of petition for rehearing

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