Adoption is the court process of become the legal parent of a child or adult. Adoptions can be filed by a married couple, a single adult, a step parent, or a relative.
For Informational Purposes Only: This summary is provided for basic informational purposes only. It is not legal advice. For legal advice about your situation, you must talk to a lawyer.
- Michigan Legal Help offers articles and forms creation at no cost including preparing a Stepparent Adoption.
- The Grand Rapids Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service offers a 30-minute conference with a lawyer for $25. Call (616) 855-0273 for an appointment.
- Visit the 17th Circuit Court Adoption Office, 3rd Floor, Kent County Courthouse