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Probate and Family Court Petition for Adoption and Affidavit of Petitioner(s) (CJP 87)

This form needs to be completed to file for adoption.

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Petition for Adoption and Affidavit of Petitioner(s) (CJP 87)

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Additional forms that may be needed

See How to file for adoption for information on additional forms that may be required.

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