As an Alabama resident who’s interested in adopting, you have many adoption options, and this is the perfect place to begin exploring them. Below, you’ll find adoption agencies and adoption lawyers offering services in your state. Scroll past the listings to see Alabama adoption laws and policies.
ALABAMA ADOPTION LAWS & STATUTES
Each state maintains its own adoption policies, so the process can vary considerably for families, from state to state. Learn all about the legal guidelines for families adopting in Alabama, whether you’re adopting a newborn through domestic, private adoption, an infant or older child from U.S. foster care adoption, or an infant, toddler, or older child through international adoption. Find answers to the most common questions about Alabama adoptions.
WHO CAN ADOPT IN ALABAMA?
Individuals currently living in Alabama who are 19 years or older. Married couples must be married for at least 3 years. All household members 19 years or older must undergo a criminal background check.