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Being a parent is a rewarding, yet hard task. When you are a stepparent, the job can provide additional challenges as you fill a essential niche in a kid’s life. Sometimes stepparents chose to expand their role further by adopting their stepchildren, although there are legal hurdles that really must be crossed to formalize that relationship. This short article provide responses with a of the very most typical questions about stepparent adoption, including

  • The requirements that are legal to complete the process;
  • The duties and rights of this delivery parents; and
  • The eligibility of same-sex couple step parents.