Q: I have custody of my Niece who is 17 years old since my sister passed. I would like to adopt her. What do I need to do?
Her father isn't in her life like that. He hasn't had custody of her at all in her life. She will be turning 18 on Feb 3rd.
A: Wait until Feb 3rd, and then file a petition for adoption in a family district court in Travis County if you both reside there.
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