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Title 15A : Adoption Act

Chapter 004 : ADOPTION OF MINOR STEPCHILD BY STEPPARENT

(Cite as: 15A V.S.A. § 4-103)
  • § 4-103. Consent to adoption

    Unless consent is not required under section 2-402 of this title, a petition to adopt a minor stepchild may be granted only if consent to the adoption has been executed by a stepchild who has attained 14 years of age; and

    (1) the minor's parents as described in subsection 2-401(a) of this title;

    (2) the minor's guardian if expressly authorized by a court to consent to the minor's adoption; or

    (3) an agency that placed the minor for adoption by the stepparent. (Added 1995, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)