Ohio Adoption Laws
|Code Section||3107.01, et seq.; Yes|
|Who May Be Adopted||Any child; certain adults only.|
|Age that Child's Consent Needed||12 years and older|
|Who May Adopt||Unmarried adult; unmarried minor parent of adoptee; husband and wife (at least one of whom is adult) together, unless legally separated or under certain other circumstances.|
|Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?||6 months|
|State Agency/Court||Human Services/Probate|
|Statute of Limitations to Challenge||1 year|
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