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Minnesota Adoption Laws

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Code Section 259.20, et seq.; No
Who May Be AdoptedAny person
Age that Child's Consent Needed14 years and older
Who May AdoptAny person who has resided in the state for more than one year, unless length of residence is reduced to 30 days in child's best interest or waive it altogether.
Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?3 months; may be waived by court
State Agency/CourtHuman Services/Juvenile
Statute of Limitations to ChallengeNot specified

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