Can Single Parent Adopt A Child

A friend of mine is a widow. Can she adopt a child?
Posted 1 year ago  |    0  | 
Child Custody
Child Custody

1 Answer(s)

Harshit Bhurani

Yes, a single parent is eligible for adopting the child, as per para 5 of the Governing Adoption of Children- 2015. Female single parent can adopt a boy or girl child whereas male single parent can only adopt male child.

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