An adult may be adopted by any other adult, who is a resident of this state. It has the same legal consequences of a minor adoption (48.92). Adult adoptions are handled in the Probate Court and are filed at the Juvenile Center, 521 Riverview Avenue in Room JC-103.
Adult Adoption Packet
|Petition for Adult Adoption
|Order for Hearing - Adult Adoption
Consent to Adult Adoption
Required to be filed by the adult who is to be adopted, as well as the spouse of the petitioner (if it is not a joint petition).
|Order on Petition for Adult Adoption
|DHS form F-05022
|Report of Adoption
Click here for Adult Adoption Frequently Asked Questions.