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Connecticut Adoption Laws

Code Section; Uniform Act
45a-724 to 765; No

Who May be Adopted
Any person (except between persons over age of majority, there must be written consent of spouses if any of adopted person)

Age that Child’s Consent Needed
12 years and older

Who may Adopt
Married persons must join in adoption unless court finds sufficient reason for nonjoinder; sexual orientation of prospective parents may be considered

Adoptive Home Residency Prior to Decree

State Agency/COurt
Children and Youth Services/Probate Court

Statute of Limitation to Challenge
Not specified

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