State Laws and Legislation

Florida Adoption Law

Permits single LGBT individuals to petition to adopt? Yes.
Florida Department of Children and Families vs. In re: Matter of Adoption of X.X.G. and N.R.G., 2010 Fla. App. LEXIS 14014, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D 2107

Permits a same-sex couple to jointly petition to adopt? No.
FLA. STAT. § 63.042(2)(a) explicitly limits joint adoption to a husband and wife.

Permits a same-sex partner to petition to adopt partner

Updated: Wed, November 03, 2010 - 11:00:15