1. Receive court documents packet from the Family Network after your child’s 6 month post adoption visit. This includes: ADOPT-50, VS44, ADOPT-200, ADOPT-200, Adopt-210, Adopt, Adopt-215, and adopt-230 for the adoptive parents to fill out. The packet also includes the two court documents prepared by TFN (Consent & Joinder and the Superior Court Department) as well as a copy of your child’s most recent post adoption report.
2. Take your re-adoption paperwork to the court clerk in the county where you live. File the ADOPT-200 and set a date for the re-adoption hearing. Be sure to ask the court clerk to inform you of all documents that must be submitted for the re-adoption process, as some courts request different documents.
3. Bring with you to the hearing: the child you are adopting, all documents included in the court packet from TFN, a copy of your adoption homestudy, and a copy of all legal paper work received in your child country regarding the adoption (adoption decree, abandonment decree, birth certificate, etc.
4. Submit a copy of the final adoption order (ADOPT-215) to TFN after you complete your child’s re-adoption.