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adoption in the process of divorce proceeding   


my brother is going through a divorce. he has one son, who is staying with mother and my brother met him on 1st and 3rd weekend of every month. he wants to adopt a girl child. can he adopt a girl child and also what will be the process. he is hindu


According to Section 11(3) of The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act 1956, " the adoption is by a male and the person to be adopted is a female, the adoptive father is at least twenty-one years older than the person to be adopted". However , under this act, a single parent or married couple are not permitted to adopt more than one child of the same sex.

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