Filing fee is $96.00
( ) 1. Petition for Adoption on form prescribed by §26-10A-16.
a. Child must have lived in the home for one year.
( ) 2. Certified copy of child's birth certificate, or affidavit
as required by §26-10A-16(c), to be filed with petition.
( ) 3. Consents of those required by §26-10A-7, on form
prescribed by §26-10A-11, to be filed with petition.
a. Watch Item #10.
b. Consent must be signed in three different places
and notarized once.
( ) 4. Proof of Notice/Waivers as required by §26-10A-17, to
be filed with petition.
a. Probate Court will serve notice to Department of
( ) 5. Report of Adoption (VS-17) for State Registrar of Vital
( ) 6. Copy of marriage license and any divorce decrees, if
applicable, for the petitioners. If petitioners have
never been divorced, affidavit stating this is the first
and only marriage.
( ) 7. Photocopy of driver license.
Special circumstances may require additional information or motions.