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Adoption

Form

Description Related
Information

Petition for Adoption and Affidavit of Petitioner(s) 

Effective: May 2014
Form Number: CJP 87

 

  More information about adoption

Name change

Form

Description Related Information

Petition to Change Name of Adult

Effective: 7/20/18
Form Number: CJP 27

Use to request a change of name for a person 18 years of age or older.

 

Probate and Family Court Uniform Practice XXXV

Checklist of required documents

Petition to Change Name of Minor

Effective: 7/20/18
Form Number: CJP 25

Use to request a change of name for a minor under the age of 18.

Probate and Family Court Uniform Practice XXXV

Checklist of required documents

Affidavit Disclosing Care and Custody

Form Number: OCAJ-1

   

Assent to Petition to Change Name of Minor

Effective: 7/20/18
Form Number: CJP 30

Use when a minor child's legal parent or court-appointed guardian wants to assent to the petition using a separate form.  

Court Activity Record Information and Warrant Management System Release Request Form

Effective: 7/20/18
Form Number: CJP 34

Required to be filed for the name change of any person 12 years of age or older  

Motion for Service by Alternate Means and Affidavit of Diligent Search

Effective: 7/20/18
Form Number: CJP 31

Use when (1) the address or whereabouts of a legal parent or court-appointed guardian is unknown; or (2) the address or whereabouts of a legal parent or court-appointed guardian is known, but service cannot be accomplished by registered or certified mail despite diligent efforts  

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Last updated: July 20, 2018

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