North Dakota Adoption Laws
|Code Section||14-15-01, et seq.; Yes|
|Who May Be Adopted||Any person|
|Age that Child's Consent Needed||10 years and older|
|Who May Adopt||Unmarried adult or parent of child to be adopted. Husband and wife jointly unless legally separated or excused.|
|Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?||6 months|
|State Agency/Court||Human Services/District|
|Statute of Limitations to Challenge||1 year|
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