Adoption can stem from many different situations including a step parent adoption, death of both parents, juvenile deprivation action, or someone wanting to place their child in a loving home. A juvnile or an adult can be adopted. In the case of a juvenile adoption, you must first terminate the parents parental rights of the biological parents. There are many requirements you must pass to adopt a child and each case is unique. Contact Coleman Family Law for an assessment of your situation.