Should the birth certificate mention the word adoption?

Answer Contact a local adoption agency. They can arrange prospective adoptive parents and meeting to discuss the options you have regarding the idea.You can also talk to the hospital social worker where y... Read More »

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Can the birth father later reverse the adoption of your son if he is not on the birth certificate?

How do I get an original adoption birth certificate?

Find the Adoptive StateFind the state the child was adopted in. Note that 26 states are closed adoption states, meaning you cannot obtain the original birth certificate without a court order. Howev... Read More »

How do I obtain an original birth certificate in a Va. adoption?

Collect DataGet a copy of your birth certificate from the Department of Vital Records in Richmond. It contains your name and your adopted parents' names. Virginia statutes require your date and pla... Read More »

How do I amend a birth certificate after adoption?

The Decision ProcessDuring the process of adoption, prospective adoptive families must decide if they will change the adoptee's name. If the adoptee's name will be changed, the future adoptive par... Read More »