Adoption
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Adoption

  • ​Filing Fee: $139.00*
  • Indiana State Board of Health: $70.00**
  • Publication (check/money order only) – choose one:
         Court & Commercial Record: $132.00
         Indianapolis Recorder: $109.00
         Indianapolis Star: $124.00

*As of July 1, 2012
**The clerk will mail with check or money order

An adoption filing should include:

  • Appearance (1)
  • Petition (original plus 1 copy)
  • Medical History (2)
  • Consent (1)

Many of these forms can be found on our website; however, the Clerk’s Office staff cannot provide legal advice to you. Where your important legal rights are concerned, you should seek the advice of an attorney. If you have any questions about the filing requirements, please call (317) 327-4718.