How old do you have to be to adopt a child?

You must be 18 years old to adopt a child. Answer . 18 if you have no criminal record. so be good.. The age when one is eligible to adopt a child is determined by the state (MORE)

What do you have to do to adopt a child?

The first step is to satisfy a homestudy. Call a local adoption agency that specializes in the type of adoption you want -- international, domestic infant or foster care. Or i (MORE)

How do you know what child to adopt?

Answer by Katie, I don't think that it is a matter of just the cute one. I think that it is a matter of the feeling that you get. When you see a child you should feel like yo (MORE)

What if the mother said the child was dead and the father didn't know about the child until the child was 7 years old?

The father can request a DNA test through the family court and once paternity can be established he can request a visitation schedule and pay child support. The father can re (MORE)