Is a foreign adoption decree automatically recognized by the state?
Where can I learn more about the process of adopting a child from foster care in Wyoming?
Individuals who are deemed competent and have lived in Wyoming for a minimum of 60 days. Yes, same-sex couples can petition for joint adoption.
A special needs child is defined as having at least one of the following: six years or older, member of a racial minority, member of a sibling group being placed together, ongoing physical or mental conditions, treatable physical, mental, or emotional conditions, has developed strong emotional ties to a foster family that needs assistance in adopting the child.
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Our goal is to help you find answers to the most common Wyoming adoption laws.
Every state has very different statutes that regulate how an adoption can be administered.