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    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of
    21yrs. or older child?

    Thanks



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    On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 05:23:32 GMT, "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote:
    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of21yrs. or older child?Thanks
    What is a 21 year old child?

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    In article <2trcpvchv5mubb2lg2dnmbdvd50akmqbdm@4ax.com>, Julia
    <jurol@nospam.hotmail.com> writes:
    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of21yrs. or older child?Thanks
    What is a 21 year old child?
    Delayed, I'd say.

    J.






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    "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message news:<ovolb.16246$Y1.9673@nwrddc03.gnilink.net>...
    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of 21yrs. or older child? Thanks
    Generally speaking, adult adoption is legal in the US, for
    particulars, you would need to research your state's laws.

    Some states require that there be a certain age difference between the
    adoptee and the adoptive parent, but there is no reason why someone
    can't adopt an adult.

    L.

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    if US citizen chooses to adopt any adult, then can adult change his
    immigration status?


    "Lainie Petersen" <sfi30@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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    "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message
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    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of 21yrs. or older child? Thanks Generally speaking, adult adoption is legal in the US, for particulars, you would need to research your state's laws. Some states require that there be a certain age difference between the adoptee and the adoptive parent, but there is no reason why someone can't adopt an adult. L.


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    jmdjmh@aol.com (J.) wrote in message news:<20031022085751.02537.00001207@mb-m23.aol.com>...
    In article <2trcpvchv5mubb2lg2dnmbdvd50akmqbdm@4ax.com>, Julia <jurol@nospam.hotmail.com> writes:
    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of21yrs. or older child?Thanks
    What is a 21 year old child?
    Delayed, I'd say.

    I dated several in my day.

    L.

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    In article <671d8c26.0310221859.471f2a28@posting.google.com >, sfi30@yahoo.com
    (Lainie Petersen) writes:
    jmdjmh@aol.com (J.) wrote in messagenews:<20031022085751.02537.00001207@mb-m23.aol.com>...
    In article <2trcpvchv5mubb2lg2dnmbdvd50akmqbdm@4ax.com>, Julia <jurol@nospam.hotmail.com> writes:
    >What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of>21yrs. or older child?>>ThanksWhat is a 21 year old child?
    Delayed, I'd say.
    I dated several in my day.L.
    I expect I was one. A delayed 21 year old child, that is, not one of your
    dates.

    J.





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    In article <20031023001034.15923.00001425@mb-m12.aol.com>, jmdjmh@aol.com (J.)
    writes:
    In article <671d8c26.0310221859.471f2a28@posting.google.com >, sfi30@yahoo.com(Lainie Petersen) writes:
    jmdjmh@aol.com (J.) wrote in messagenews:<20031022085751.02537.00001207@mb-m23.aol.com>...
    In article <2trcpvchv5mubb2lg2dnmbdvd50akmqbdm@4ax.com>, Julia <jurol@nospam.hotmail.com> writes: > >>What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of >>21yrs. or older child? >> >>Thanks > >What is a 21 year old child? > Delayed, I'd say.
    I dated several in my day.L.
    I expect I was one. A delayed 21 year old child, that is, not one of yourdates.J.
    Sure..... we know what you really meant ;-)

    KL

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    "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message news:<RMGlb.28782$Ee6.17738@nwrddc01.gnilink.net>. ..
    if US citizen chooses to adopt any adult, then can adult change his immigration status?
    Only in the normal ways, I think. Immigration is pretty cagey even
    about the adoption of older kids and bringing them into the US. I
    think they have to have resided with the adoptive family, overseas,
    for some period of time -- 2 or 3 years. Otherwise, it has to be
    treated like a regular overseas adoption.

    A US family that adopts a kid while they're overseas, for instance,
    might have problems bringing the child back home.

    Rupa

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    klbjornme@aol.comjunkhell (KL) wrote in message news:<20031023003602.23307.00003926@mb-m29.aol.com>...
    Sure..... we know what you really meant ;-)
    I not his ex, just his idol.

    L.

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    In article <671d8c26.0310230302.79ab57f8@posting.google.com >, sfi30@yahoo.com
    (Lainie Petersen) writes:
    klbjornme@aol.comjunkhell (KL) wrote in messagenews:<20031023003602.23307.00003926@mb-m29.aol.com>...
    Sure..... we know what you really meant ;-)
    I not his ex, just his idol.L.
    BTDT

    KL

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    "Julia" <jurol@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 05:23:32 GMT, "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote:
    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of21yrs. or older child?Thanks
    What is a 21 year old child?

    in my experience, just about any male of that age!!!

    Tbunny



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    A child is considered an adult when they are 18. They can no longer "adopt"
    a child over the age of 18.

    "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message
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    What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of
    21yrs. or older child?

    Thanks




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    "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message
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    if US citizen chooses to adopt any adult, then can adult change his
    immigration status?

    Again no. If the person is over 18 and a citizen of another country, the
    only ways in are if they are performers (and they have to renew work auths
    every year), marriage to a US citizen (which can be proven to not be a green
    card marriage) or if they are high demand professional, such as accountants,
    lawyers, doctors or nurses, and engineers.

    Trust me, I'm a Canadian citizen that is in the States via marriage and had
    looked into any & all ways of getting into the country. Any other way is
    illegal & with the Feds cutting down on illegals, you & the immigrant would
    be considered possible sympathizers to the terrorists. The immigrant would
    be sent back to their home country and would *never* be allowed back on US
    soil.



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    I know I've never posted here...but I'll go ahead and respond to this.

    Once the child reaches the age of 18, they are no longer considered a child.
    However, most states allow "adult adoptions".

    You'll have to see what the requirements are in your state...age difference,
    and whatnot.

    My step mom is in the process of adopting me, I am 30. The only real
    difference is there is no homestudy required, and no TPR required.

    Brandy




    "Rechelle" <Rechelle.Sinclairspam2@verizon.net> wrote in message
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    A child is considered an adult when they are 18. They can no longer
    "adopt"
    a child over the age of 18. "DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in message newsvolb.16246$Y1.9673@nwrddc03.gnilink.net... What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of 21yrs. or older child? Thanks


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    In article <lLAmb.8941$AU.8037@nwrddc01.gnilink.net>, "Rechelle"
    <Rechelle.Sinclairspam2@verizon.net> writes:
    A child is considered an adult when they are 18. They can no longer "adopt"a child over the age of 18."DJ" <Dj@dj.com> wrote in messagenewsvolb.16246$Y1.9673@nwrddc03.gnilink.net...What is the age limit for child adoption? Can US citizen adopt child of21yrs. or older child?Thanks
    Check your facts....there is such a thing as adult adoption.

    KL

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