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    Independent

    Independent Adoptions are filed in the following cases
    • Grandparent Adoptions
    • Guardian(s) Appointed by Montgomery County, Ohio Court Entry
    • After a Legal Placement Approved Adoption  
     
    Adoption Forms Required
    • Petition for Adoption
    • Entry Setting Date of Hearing and Ordering Notice
    • Assignment of Investigator 
    • Petitioner's Accounts (Preliminary and Final)
    • Consents (as required)
    • Affidavit 3127.23
    • Final Decree of Adoption
    • Adoption Certificate for Parents
    • Certificate of Adoption
    • Putative Father Registry Certification (as required)
     
    Other Requirements
    • Certified copies of the minor child's birth certificate, death certificate(s) of parent(s), divorce decrees and marriage certificates
      (Note:  If adoption follows a legal placement, these documents will already have been filed with the legal placement application)
    • Petitioner(s) must be available for interview and for a home call prior to the date of hearing
    • Everyone in the household 18 years of age or older must have a criminal background check.  Please contact the Court for costs.
    • On the date set for hearing, the petitioner(s) and child(ren) must appear in Court
    • In a grandparent adoption, this Court requires a certified birth record of natural parent(s)
     
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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