Adoption

Venue 
Adoptions in Georgia are governed by O.C.G.A. §19-8-1 through 19-8-26. In Georgia Superior and Juvenile Courts are the only courts which may hear adoption proceedings. A petition for adoption may be filed in the county in which the petitioner (the person seeking to adopt the child lives), or upon a showing of good cause the county of the child's domicile, or the county where the child placing agency having custody of the child is located.

Who may adopt a child 
To adopt a child in Georgia you must at least 25 years of age or married and living with your spouse, at least ten years older than the child, have been a bond fide resident of the state for at least six months prior to filing, and financially, physically, and mentally able to take custody of the child.

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