Anna Aleksander can help you and your family with step parent adoption. Aleksander Law Office assists families with step-parent adoptions. Kentucky requires that the adopting parent be married to the biological parent. For more information and free consultation call (502) 589-0816 or fill out this contact form. Your inquiry will be answered promptly
The legal requirements for adoption
Age and Residency:
A person who is eighteen (18) years old and is a resident of Kentucky and has been a resident for twelve (12) month before filing may file a petition to adopt a child in the county in which such petitioner resides.
Who must join in the Petition:
If the petitioner is married, both spouses must join in the petition to adopt. Except that in step-parent adoptions the biological parent need not join in the petition.