Choosing to adopt a child is a life changing decision that is made with a lot of compassion and careful consideration. Nevada allows for the adoption of adults or children.

Adoption is a legal process that impacts the rights and responsibilities of all the parties concerned. Understanding the process can help you determine if adoption is the best fit for your situation. Jacovino Law will ensure that your adoption meets the legal requirements and we work closely with you to navigate the complexities of the law and understand that other options may provide you with similar rights and responsibilities for the child or adult you wish to adopt. Nevada has criteria in place for adoptive parents to ensure that each child is placed in a stable environment with a loving family.

Process adoption in Nevada

Adopting a minor child can be a complex process while adult adoption is a fairly simply process as long as the adult to be adopted agrees to the adoption.

If the adoptee is still a minor child the prospective adoptive parents must take part in a home study. Nevada also mandates that prospective parents meet several eligibility requirements to determine if they have the ability to adopt a child.

  •  At least 21 years old, and at least a decade older than the child they wish to adopt
  • Having the financial ability to provide for a child
  • Earn a sufficient income to provide for all the financial needs
  • No criminal or child abuse history

Jacovino Law wants your adoption process to be as smooth as possible so that you can enjoy parenthood. Trust us to provide qualified legal assistance to reach your goals.  We will ensure you meet the required criteria and provide you with a simple breakdown of the steps necessary to cultivate an excellent outcome for you and your adopted child.  If you have questions about your adoption process. Jacovino Law Office can help. Contact us at (702) 776-7179 or schedule a consultation online at