Access to Adoption Records
State laws differ in how they handle access to information in sealed adoption records. This document explains and summarizes the types of information made available under State law. Those wishing to access records are encouraged to investigate the laws in the State where the adoption was finalized.... South Dakota State Adoption Subsidy Profile
1. What specific factors or conditions does your State consider to determine that a child cannot be placed with adoptive parents without providing financial assistance? ("What is your State definition of special needs?") A child with special needs is defined as a child that has at... Access to Your Adoption Records:
Accessing Adoption Records National Adoption Information Clearinghouse 330 C Street, SW Washington, DC 20447 (703) 352-3488 | (888) 251-0075 (703) 385-3206 (fax) The page below lists the following information from each state: the section of state law which addresses access to adoption records; ... Alaska
Open – Age of Majority: 18 years old Full Access to records at age 18 for adoptees, passive registry for birth parents State Registry? No CI System? No Hospital Records? Yes State’s Web site Information: http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/bvs/default.htm Previous Chapter |...