Stepparent Adoption of an Adult in California: Process and Forms

Once a child becomes an adult, they no longer require parental consent to agree to adoption by a stepparent. Thus, stepparents often adopt their adult children after a biological father refused to relinquish his parental rights over that child as a minor. Further, stepparent adoption is common for adults with life-long disabilities. Read on to learn about the process and forms required for stepparent adoption of an adult in California.

By |2020-09-01T12:01:50-07:00September 1st, 2020|Adoption|0 Comments

Do I Need to Hire an Attorney?

Hiring an attorney for a routine legal matter can cost you thousands of dollars of unnecessary costs. Luckily, A People's Choice has over 30 years of experience assisting clients with divorce, probate, adoption, and a plethora of legal proceedings. Read on to learn more about how you can hire an experienced registered legal document assistant and avoid hiring a costly attorney.

You Cannot Immigrate Through Adult Adoption

Hundreds of thousands of people attempt to immigrate to the United States each year. Sometimes, the situation becomes desperate and people turn to wild means of obtaining U.S. citizenship. Trying to immigrate through adult adoption emerged as one strategy in 2016. Unfortunately, it does not work. If you or a loved one hopes to immigrate through adult adoption, do not be misled. While adult option remains off-limits, there may be other routes to getting a green card or U.S. citizenship.

By |2019-07-21T10:56:55-07:00July 21st, 2019|Adoption|0 Comments

California Adult Adoption Forms

If you have been looking for California adult adoption forms on the internet, you have probably discovered that there are no Judicial Council California adult adoption forms. In most counties, adult adoption petitions must be custom prepared and typed on 28-line pleading paper. We encourage you to work with our experienced legal document preparers to complete the adult adoption forms you need. Not only do we make completing the California adult adoption forms easy and stress-free, our services are very reasonably priced.

By |2018-05-18T08:11:00-07:00May 17th, 2018|Adoption|2 Comments

How to Adopt an Adult Stepchild

If you want to know how to adopt an adult stepchild, there are some important things to be aware of. First, the consent of a biological parent is not required in an adult stepchild adoption. For this reason, some stepparents wait for a stepchild to reach age 18 to bypass the protest of a biological parent.

By |2018-02-19T00:49:02-08:00February 18th, 2018|Adoption|0 Comments

What is an Adult Adoption in California?

What is an Adult Adoption? Many people wonder if they can legally be adopted after turning 18 years of age. In California, adult adoption is quite common. Adult adoption is a legal process in which an older adult adopts a younger adult who is not related to them. California law requires a person to at [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:20-08:00April 15th, 2017|Adoption|Comments Off on What is an Adult Adoption in California?

Adopting an Adult in California

We often receive calls from people inquiring about adopting an adult in California. Believe it or not, it is fairly common for an older adult to adopt a younger adult in California. Doing so creates a legal parent-child relationship. Adult adoption helps simplify complicated estate planning issues. For example, a party can make sure his/her [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:24-08:00March 25th, 2017|Adoption|Comments Off on Adopting an Adult in California