Who May Adopt, Be Adopted, or Place a Child for Adoption - Kansas

Date: August 2020

Who May Adopt

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 59-2113

The following persons may adopt:

  • Any adult
  • A married couple jointly

Who May Be Adopted

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 59-2113

Any minor or adult may be adopted.

Who May Place a Child for Adoption

Citation: Ann. Stat. §§ 59-2112; 59-2124

A child may be placed by any of the following:

  • The child's parent(s)
  • A person given authority to consent in loco parentis
  • A child-placing agency