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Can Single Man/Woman Adopt Children?

It depends. A person without a spouse may adopt a child or children, except that if he or she adopts a child of the opposite gender, the age gap between the adopter and the adoptee shall be no less than 40 years.

 

References:

Civil Code of China: Part V Marriage and Family (2020): Article 1102

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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