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

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Who May Adopt

Citation: Cons. Stat. Tit. 23, § 2312

Any individual may become an adopting parent.

Who May Be Adopted

Citation: Cons. Stat. Tit. 23, § 2311

Any individual may be adopted, regardless of his or her age or residence.

Who May Place a Child for Adoption

Citation: Cons. Stat. Tit. 23, §§ 2501; 2502

The child's parent(s) may relinquish the child to a child-placing agency or directly to the adoptive parents.