Madonna Seeks Court Approval For Adoption
Posted on Tue Mar 31, 2009 09:00 AM PDT

Madonna Madonna MadonnaAdoptCourt200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - A court in Malawi is expect to rule later this week if Madonna can adopt a second child from the African country.

According to news reports, Madonna is seeking to adopt a four-year-old girl named Mercy James.

Following the court hearing Madonna's lawyers said she was asking the court to grant her an interim adoption of about 18 months.

A judge is expected to issue a ruling on April 3rd.

While visiting the country, Madonna toured a site where her charity, Raising Malawi, plans to build a multi-million dollar school for girls in Chikhota village on Sunday.