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I want to petition to get my original birth certificate

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I want to petition to get my original birth certificate released. I was adopted by a step-parent when I was 11 and her name is ***** ***** birth certificate.

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I was born in Montgomery County Maryland in 1983and adopted in Fairfax County Virginia in 1996 after my father remarried. My mother had died in 1994.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I want to know how to petition the court to release my original birth certificate. I know I have to petition the court but want to know which court (is it where I was born or where I was adopted?) and what form I can use to get the document released.
Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

You would have to file the petition in Maryland (where you were born.) There is Nikki standard form. You would have to prepare the petition from scratch. Most people hire a lawyer to do that.

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Family Lawyer: S. Kincaid, Family Law Attorney replied 2 years ago

Sorry, that's supposed to say, "That's no standard form..."

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