Order for Hearing and Investigation - Adoptive Placement / Adoption Court order directing an investigation for an adoptive placement and/or adoption.
DHFS Form HCF5022
Report of Adoption (not available on website) Statistical form to amend birth certificate. A check for $40 payable to the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the birth certificate must be paid on the day of the hearing. If more than one copy is desired, please include $3 for each additional copy.
Consent to Adoption Affidavit of a minor over 12 years of age consenting to their adoption.
Supporting Foreign Documents
Certified copy of foreign court documents with English translation
Investigative homes study report
Notice of release of medical / genetic information
Recommendation of agency / guardian
This guideline is provided as a public service and is not intended to be legal advice. If you have any questions about the form or the procedure, please contact an attorney as the Clerk of Courts cannot give legal advice.