Adoption is a very unique area of the law considering the emotional investment for families and the adoptive child,you need a lawyer that combines excessive


experience,skills with compassion and understanding of your situation.

An adoption order made in respect of a child confers on the child full member rights and privileges as if they had been born to the adoptive family.

Where an individual desire’s to adopt a child our family expert files a petition before the High court of place of residence of the child to be adopted.

Required documents for adoption in Cameroon.

1.Certified copy of applicants identification.

2.Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate.

3.Adoptive parents proof of residence.

4.Copy of criminal records of the applicant.

5.Biographic information of adoptive parents/parent.
6.Evidence of finance or income.

7.Legal authorisation from biological parents.

8.Medical certificate

9.Notarized affidavit of support of the child from adoptive parents.

10.Report of social home study.

The material contained herein is for informational purpose and does not constitute legal advice as each situation is unique and you should not act or rely on any information contained herein without seeking the advice of an experienced family lawyer.

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