Stepparent Adoptions Ready to make your spouse’s child officially your child too? Stepparent adoptions in Minnesota are specifically provided for under the state’s adoption rules. This makes stepparent adoption fairly uncomplicated (and less costly than other types of adoptions), at least in most situations. Before you start the actual adoption process, It’s best to begin with getting the consent of the child’s other parent (as in, not your spouse) to the adoption. If that parent gives written consent to the adoption, you can proceed with court forms for an uncontested adoption. There are specifics on how and what to sign […]

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