Step-parent adoption is the most common type of adoption. It may not require the involvement of an adoption agency but almost always involves an adoption attorney or family law attorney since such an adoption is a legal process.
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A step-parent adoption is different than having a blood relative adopt your child. For a blood relative adoption please click on the link Adoption by a Relative. You may find the information provided in Child Welfare Information Gateway article "Stepparent Adoption" helpful.
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