45.0410 Who may be adopted.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.0410]

Any child under 18 years of age present in the territory at the time the petition for adoption is filed and legally available for adoption under 45.0412 may be adopted. Upon approval of the Court, a person 18 years of age or older but under 21 years of age may be adopted as a child, and all provisions of this chapter referring to the adoption of a child apply to that person.

History: 1980, PL, 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 194-105,17 ASC 653.