I am already legally married in another state. Do I need to get married in Utah as well?Technically, no. However, as a matter of practicality, I have heard conflicting reports from different county clerk offices.
1. Do I have to be married to adopt in Utah?No. Single people are eligible to adopt in Utah, though married couples are given a preference.
Same-sex marriage and Utah – what you need to know
Same-sex parent adoption in Utah – what you need to know