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Summary: Adults may be adopted with consent.

Most Relevant Texas Statute:
Chapter 162, Subchapter F. Adoption of an Adult
§ 162.501
§ 162.503
§ 162.504

162.501. Adoption of Adult

The court may grant the petition of an adult residing in this state to adopt another adult according to this subchapter.

162.503. Requirements of Petition
(b) If the petitioner is married, both spouses must join in the petition for adoption.

162.504. Consent
A court may not grant an adoption unless the adult consents in writing to be adopted by the petitioner.

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Peggy - 8 months ago
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Does adult child have to appear in Texas court for adoption proceedings? My 35-year olddaughter lives across the country and I am trying to legalize our relationship with adoption. #1
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