Minnesota Adoption Laws
|Code Section||259.20, et seq.; No|
|Who May Be Adopted||Any person|
|Age that Child's Consent Needed||14 years and older|
|Who May Adopt||Any 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/Court||Human Services/Juvenile|
|Statute of Limitations to Challenge||Not specified|
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