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I am not sure if I was really adopted. When I tried to get

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I am not sure if I was really adopted. When I tried to get a copy of my original bc I was told, "It doesn't look like your were ever adopted". When I was 15 there was a custody case and I was returned to my biological uncle and his wife. Is this normal procedure? Can I get a copy of my original birth certificate and if so how?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 5 years ago.
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How old are you now?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.




Hi Alex. I am 65. This happened in 1959 or 1960. I am trying to find out to fill in the blanks of my life.

Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 5 years ago.
Unfortunately if you were legally adopted, your original birth certificate would not be accessible.

This is done to protect adoptive parents and their adapted children from this records being available to the public and only your adoptive parents and/or someone with the first hand knowledge can reveal these facts to you at this point.

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