If you are thinking about adopting a baby and you live in Argentina , there are some requirements that you must fulfill. The adoption process is long in all countries in order to guarantee the rights of the child, so we should not despair during the entire time it takes the adoption. The legal rules
If you are thinking about adopting a baby and you live in Argentina, there are some requirements that you must fulfill. The adoption process is long in all countries in order to guarantee the rights of the child, so we should not despair during the entire time it takes the adoption.
The legal rules to adopt vary in each country. Argentina presents the peculiarity that it does not fall within the countries that offer international adoption. That's why in Argentina only single families or single people living in the country can adopt.
How to adopt a baby or a child in Argentina
To adopt a baby in Argentina, the first steps of adoption must take place in the Juvenile Court or in the Court corresponding to your residence. Residence is another essential factor, since you must have a fixed residence in Argentina for at least 5 years before initiating adoption procedures. The documentation to be submitted for adoption is practically the same as in other countries such as Spain or Mexico, that is, all documents that prove the suitability of the family
to receive a new member. The adoptive parents must provide guarantees so that the adopted child receives a psychic and material stability and can enjoy their right to have a family. Requirements to adopt in Argentina - In Argentina, couples, couples or single, widowed or separated persons can adopt, provided they have a minimum of
of age and there is a difference with the adopted minor of at least 18 years . - If you are not 30 years old, there are several possibilities to adopt, as long as you can prove 3 previous years of stable marriage or that a medical certificate endorses the physiological impossibility toconceive a child
. - Before the adoption is made, a period called "judicial stay" takes place, which lasts about 6 months, during which the social workers can make the necessary visits to the family's home to check the adaptation.- During the period of the judicial guard, the biological family of the adopted child can change his or her mind and demand
their custody. - After the judicial guardianship period, the
adoption judgment inicia begins and it is legally carried out, the adopted child having all the rights and obligations of a biological child. - In Argentina, the person who has been adopted has the right to know hisbiological affiliation
. If you wish, once you turn 18, you can access your adoption file. Laura Vélez . Editor of Guiainfantil.com