Ohio Adoption Laws

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joan - 4 months ago
New laws for ohio are: Adoption Information The Ohio Department of Health, Office of Vital Statistics, houses birth and adoption records of persons born in Ohio and adopted anywhere in the United States. Please note: a copy of an adoption file CANNOT be ordered online, nor can a copy of an adoption file be provided in our lobby on the same day. Customers may mail the required documents with payment or submit them in our lobby; requests will be verified and researched, then copies will be mailed within one month. Below is the list of adoption laws and procedures that are used in Ohio: Adoptions Prior to January 1, 1964 - Adoption records are open to adoptee's whose birth occurred in Ohio, with proper identification. Also available for lineal descendants with proof of identity and genetic linkage. Adoptions Between January 1, 1964 and September 18, 1996 - Adoption records are open to adoptee's whose birth occurred in Ohio, with proper identification. Also available for line #1

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