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    Readoption After Foreign Adoption

     
    Criteria for Readoptions  
    • Minor must have been previously adopted in another country (IR3 or IR4 Visa)
    • Original foreign adoption decree or certificate of adoption, foreign birth record and any other documents relative to the adoption along with CERTIFIED TRANSLATIONS must be submitted to the Court for authentication and will be returned
    • Passports for parent(s) child(ren) 
    • Certified marriage certificate
    • Certified Copies of Divorce Decrees of Petitioners
    • Copy of Home Study
    Forms Required
    • Petition for Adoption
    • Entry Setting Hearing and Ordering Notice
    • Petitioner's Accounts (Preliminary and Final)
    • Final Decree of Adoption
    • Adoption Certificate for Parents
    • Certificate of Adoption
    • Petitioner's Fact Sheet 
     
    Other Requirements
    •  On the date set for hearing, the petitioner(s) and child(ren) must appear in court.
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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

    FUTURE COURT CLOSINGS IN 2014:

    December 24, closing at 2:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve 

    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.

    To see pictures of the Adoption proceedings go to the Adoption link in the left hand column.