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Title 15A : Adoption Act

Chapter 005 : ADOPTION OF ADULTS AND EMANCIPATED MINORS

(Cite as: 15A V.S.A. § 5-104)
  • § 5-104. Jurisdiction and venue

    (a) The probate division of the superior court has jurisdiction over a proceeding for the adoption of an adult or emancipated minor under this article if a petitioner lived in this state for at least 90 days immediately preceding the filing of a petition for adoption.

    (b) A petition for adoption may be filed in the probate division of the superior court in the district in which a petitioner lives. (Added 1995, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 238a, eff. Feb. 1, 2011.)