Information that would identify or permit the identification of the birth parents of the child shall be excluded.
Mutual Access to Identifying Information
Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:3-52
All records of proceedings related to the adoption shall be filed under seal by the clerk of the court and shall at no time be open to inspection or copying unless the court, upon good cause shown, shall otherwise order.
Access to Original Birth Certificate
Citation: Ann. Stat. § 26:8-40.1
The original birth certificate is available only upon order of the court.
Where the Information Can Be Located
New Jersey Department of Human Services, Adoption Registry Coordinator
Credits: Child Welfare Information Gateway (http://www.childwelfare.gov)
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