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Indiana Adoption Laws and Professionals

As a Indiana 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 Indiana adoption laws and policies.


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 Indiana, 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 Indiana adoptions.


Single individuals or married couples petitioning jointly unless the spouse is married to the biological or adoptive mother or father of the child. Adopting parent/s must complete the county or agency issued application, 26 hours of training, a homestudy process, and undergo criminal background and CPS checks. Nonresidents of Indiana may only adopt hard-to-place children.

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  • amber

    My boyfriend wants to adopt my 2’year old son…I only knew my sons real dad for about a month…then then I told him I was pregnant and I havent see or heard from him since…how can my boyfriend adopt him and how much.does it cost

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