Can Single Parent Adopt A Child

A friend of mine is a widow. Can she adopt a child?

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Team Legistify

  • Sector-1, Noida

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.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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