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    Criteria for Adult Adoptions
           Who may be adopted?  (Section 3107.02 O.R.C.)  

    • Adoptee must be over eighteen (18) years of age
    • Adoptee must have established a child-foster parent or child-stepparent relationship with the petitioner(s) as a minor and consents to the adoption
    • Adoptee who is totally and permanently disabled
    • Adoptee who is determined to be a mentally retarded person as defined in Section 5123.01 of the Ohio Revised Code
     
     Adult Adoption Forms Required
    • Petition for Adoption
    • Entry Setting Date of Hearing and Ordering Notice
    • Final Order of Adoption
    • Adoption Certificate for Parents
    • Certificate of Adoption
     

    Other Requirements

    • On the date set for hearing, the Petitioner(s) and adult must appear in Court 
      Note:  If stepparent, biological parent must also be present at hearing
    • All forms and requirements must be presented prior to the initiation of an adoption case
    • Certified marriage record (Petitioner(s))
    • In a foster parent adult adoption, proof of child-foster parent relationship is required
     

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    Attention: New Probate Forms and Revised Probate Forms have been posted on the Probate Webpage.

    FUTURE COURT CLOSINGS IN 2014:

    November 27, Thanksgiving Day

    November 28, Day after Thanksgiving Day

    December 10, Court closes at 11:15 a.m. for Staff Development

    December 19, Court closed from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for a Staff Meeting

    December 25, Christmas Day

    December 26, Day After Christmas 

     

     


    Montgomery County Probate Court is proud to announce that Judge Alice O. McCollum is participating in the National Adoption Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
    This local celebration is part of the nationwide effort to call attention to the thousands of foster children waiting for adoption and to celebrate all the families that do adopt.