Written by attorney Rebecca Mulcahy

Adult Adoption in New Mexico

Adult adoptions are commonly used by stepparents or family members who want to formalize their role as parent, even if the child is now an adult. Adult adoptions are beneficial for many reasons, including estate planning, healthcare and other benefits, beneficiary status, and emotional significance.

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See the below web link for more information on completing the Report of Adoption for Vital Records to issue a new birth certificate.

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