How to Adopt an Adult in California

In California, adult adoption is a legal procedure in which an older adult adopts a younger adult to create a legal parent-child relationship. Older adults may be inspired to pursue adult adoption for a plethora of reasons. For example, some people use adult adoption to help deal with complicated estate planning issues. Others may solidify [...]

By |2020-04-07T13:40:17-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Adoption|15 Comments

Forms Needed to Adopt an Adult in California

Adult adoption is not available in all states. However, under California law, one adult can adopt another adult, thus creating a legal parent-child relationship between them. The forms needed to adopt an adult in California will vary from county to county. Fortunately, you do not need to hire a lawyer to prepare forms needed to adopt an adult in California. With this in mind, since the process requires custom pleadings, it is a good idea to hire a legal document assistant to prepare them.

By |2019-10-27T16:14:47-07:00October 27th, 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