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Pennsylvania Adoption Laws

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Code Section Tit. 23 §§2101 to 2910; No
Who May Be AdoptedAny person
Age that Child's Consent Needed12 years and older
Who May AdoptAny person
Home Residency Required Prior to Finalization of Adoption?Not required, but may do temporary placement
State Agency/CourtPennsylvania Adoption Cooperative Exchange (PACE) in Dept. of Public Welfare/Common Pleas
Statute of Limitations to ChallengeNot specified

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