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Children eligible for adoption

  1. Any person below eighteen (18) years of age who has been administratively or judicially declared available for adoption in accordance with the procedures as indicated in Articles 142 to 155 of the P.D. 603: The Child and Youth Welfare Code;
     

  2. The legitimate son/daughter of one spouse by the other spouse;
     

  3. An illegitimate son/daughter by a qualified adopter to improve his/her status to that of legitimacy;
     

  4. A person of legal age if, prior to the adoption, said person has been consistently considered and treated by the adopter(s) as his/her own child since minority;
     

  5. A child whose adoption has been previously rescinded; or
     

  6. A child whose biological or adoptive parent(s) has died. Provided, that no proceedings shall be initiated within six (6) months from the time of death of said parent(s).

 

 

 

 

 

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