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FOR APPROVAL OF ADOPTION AGREEMENT FOR AN ADULT AND FOR DECREE OF ADOPTION
  • You, or the person you are asking to adopt, are a resident of the county where you are filing this request.
  • You want to ask the Court to adopt either another adult person who is at least 18 years of age and not more than 21 years of age; OR
  • You want to ask the Court to adopt an adult person who is your stepchild, niece, nephew, cousin or grandchild; OR
  • You are a foster parent, and want to ask the Court to adopt an adult person who was placed in your care as a juvenile, and you have maintained a familial relationship with that person for five or more years, AND
  • The adult you are asking to adopt consents to the adoption, AND
  • (If applicable) The spouse of the Adopter and/or Adoptee consent to the adoption, AND
  • (If applicable) You understand that any name change that results from this adoption will neither harm your rights nor release you from any obligations or liabilities incurrent from your current name.
This packet contains court forms about giving notice to parties about petitioning the Court for Approval of Adoption Agreement for an Adult and for Decree of Adoption. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Packets
Title File English Spanish
Adult Adoption PBAA1 PDF PDF

The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above. If you choose to download the documents individually, make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms. Be sure the documents are in the following order:

Instructions
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Procedures: How to file for an Adult Adoption pbaa10p PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Petitionerís Information Sheet to Court Investigator pbaa12f PDF PDF
2 Petition for Approval of Adoption Agreement for an Adult and for Decree of Adoption pbaa11f PDF PDF
3 Consent to Adult Adoption and Waiver of Notice pbaa13f PDF PDF
4 Notice of Hearing Regarding Petition for Approval Adoption Agreement for and Adult and for Decree of Adoption pbaa18f PDF PDF
5 Declaration of Notice Provided pbaa15f PDF PDF
6 Decree of Adoption pbaa81f PDF PDF
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