Pennsylvania Adoption Laws
|Code Section||Tit. 23 §§2101 to 2910; No|
|Who May Be Adopted||Any person|
|Age that Child's Consent Needed||12 years and older|
|Who May Adopt||Any person|
|Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?||Not required, but may do temporary placement|
|State Agency/Court||Pennsylvania Adoption Cooperative Exchange (PACE) in Dept. of Public Welfare/Common Pleas|
|Statute of Limitations to Challenge||Not specified|
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