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    Jun 10, 2015, 02:48 PM
    I want to be adopted
    How do I go about adult adoption when one is in their 20's and has no family? What requirements/rules should be considered during the adoption process?
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    Jun 10, 2015, 03:07 PM
    Are your parents okay with this? How old are you?
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    Jun 10, 2015, 05:02 PM
    Adoption doesn't work that way. You can't register with an adoption agency. You are placed with an agency when and if you become an orphan or your parents abandon you,
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    Jun 10, 2015, 05:10 PM
    I'm sorry you feel this way. However, adoption doesn't work that way. It's not your choice, but a choice your parents or children's services make.
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    Jun 10, 2015, 06:02 PM
    It depends on the country. In Japan, young men are often adopted even after they are adult, when a family with a business doesn't have a son to take over the business.
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    Jun 10, 2015, 11:00 PM
    If you are a young person, in 20's, you find someone that wants to adopt you.
    There is no agency that I know of. Normally this would be a family you know well, or a person with a close relationship. And they would adopt you.

    The area of the world, where you live. Has to allow it.

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