parental rights

parental rights

Can you adopt your stepchild in Michigan?

For some Michigan stepparents, their stepchild is a wonderful addition to their family, and they love them very much. A stepparent can adopt a stepchild in Michigan through a court process. This can be a fulfilling event for both the stepparent and their stepchild....

How is stepparent adoption handled in Michigan?

In Michigan, parenting is not limited to a biological link between parent and child. In many cases, a stepparent has served as a child’s parent and provided support, nurturing, care and a positive environment that adheres to the child’s best interests. To ensure that...