Legislation Affecting Adoptions
The court will no longer accept Petitions for Release of Identifying Information.
For information regarding acess to adoption filed and original birth certificates, please contact the customer service line at the Ohio Department of Health at 614-466-2531 or view their website here: Ohio Department of Health-Vital Statistics.
The Request for Copies of Adoption Files form can still be used to obtain non-identifying information and Final Decrees through this court. This form can be found on our Adoption Forms Page.
House Bill 7: