Mission Viejo Adult Adoption Services

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What is Adult Adoption?

Adult adoption is the court process that allows an adult to be adopted by another older adult. Laguna Legal will help you with the preparation of the necessary adult adoption papers. There must be a minimum of 10 years of age difference between the adopting parent and the adopted adult child.

Do you need an adult adoption lawyer for adult adoption in California?

You do not need an attorney to prepare the adult adoption papers for filing with the courts. Adoption of an adult is a fairly simple process and Laguna Legal is an expert in the preparation and filing of the proper documents to help you through adoption as an adult.

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Adult Adoption California FAQs

Many people wait until they reach the age of 18 to be adopted by their step-parents or other adult(s).  The process of adopting an adult is much simpler than the process of adopting a minor child.  The only consent that is necessary in an adult adoption is the consent of the adult child, the consent of the adopting parent, and the consent of the adopting parent’s spouse.  Adults want to be adopted so they can have a legal right to inherit from their adoptive parents or for a change in immigration status.

At Laguna Legal, the cost for our Adult Adoption service is $1,500 plus $500 for court filings. 

Once the petition is filed with the court, all parties will be required to attend a hearing before a judge.  The process takes approximately  4-6 months to complete.  After the adult adoption is completed, the final step is the issuance of an updated birth certificate.

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We are experts at preparing  accommodation deeds in all California counties as well as out of state. We have built successful relationships with many escrow companies.

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We’ve been providing Southern California with Excellent Legal Document and Divorce Mediation services since 1998.

We service the following counties: Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Imperial.

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24800 Chrisanta Drive, Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691




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Bonded and Certified Legal Document Assistant, LDA #267. We are not attorneys and cannot give legal advice. A Legal Document Assistant provides only self help service to a member of the public who is representing him/her self in a legal matter. We are, however, very experienced and knowledgeable in preparation of living trusts, deeds and other legal documents including divorce mediation. We work closely with several attorneys who can give you the legal advice you need.