Form ADOPT-325 "Judge's Order to Enforce, Change, End Contact After Adoption Agreement" - California

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Judge's Order to:
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
ADOPT-325
Enforce, Change, End Contact
After Adoption Agreement
1
Your name(s) (person(s) who asked for this order):
a.
b.
Your address (skip this if you have a lawyer):
Street:
City:
State:
Zip:
Your phone number:
Fill in court name and street address:
Your lawyer, (if you have one) (Name, address, phone number, and
Superior Court of California, County of
State Bar number):
Adopted child’s name:
2
Court fills in case number when form is filed.
Case Number:
Date of birth:
Age:
3
People present in court today (date):
in:
Dept.:
Div.:
Rm.:
Judge:
Adopting parent(s)
Lawyer for adopting parent(s)
Child
Child’s lawyer
Parent keeping parental rights (stepparent/domestic partner):
Other people present (list name and relationship to child):
a.
c.
b.
d.
Not present:
Judge will fill out section below.
4
The judge has reviewed:
ADOPT-310
ADOPT-315
ADOPT-320
Other evidence
Testimony
All people listed in ADOPT-315 have tried to come to an agreement using mediation or some other form of
dispute resolution. (Fam. Code, § 8714.7.)
5
Enforcement
The judge finds and orders:
a.
The Contact After Adoption Agreement is enforced. This means that everyone who signed the agreement
must do what the agreement says.
b.
The Contact After Adoption Agreement is not enforced because:
(1)
The person who asked the judge to enforce the Agreement has not tried to solve the problem using a
dispute resolution program, like mediation.
Enforcing the agreement is not in the child’s best interests.
(2)
Other:
(3)
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
ADOPT-325,
Judge's Order to: Enforce, Change, End
Page 1 of 2
Revised January 1, 2018, Mandatory Form
Family Code, §§ 8616.5, 8714.5;
Contact After Adoption Agreement
Welfare and Institutions Code, § 366.26
Judge's Order to:
Clerk stamps date here when form is filed.
ADOPT-325
Enforce, Change, End Contact
After Adoption Agreement
1
Your name(s) (person(s) who asked for this order):
a.
b.
Your address (skip this if you have a lawyer):
Street:
City:
State:
Zip:
Your phone number:
Fill in court name and street address:
Your lawyer, (if you have one) (Name, address, phone number, and
Superior Court of California, County of
State Bar number):
Adopted child’s name:
2
Court fills in case number when form is filed.
Case Number:
Date of birth:
Age:
3
People present in court today (date):
in:
Dept.:
Div.:
Rm.:
Judge:
Adopting parent(s)
Lawyer for adopting parent(s)
Child
Child’s lawyer
Parent keeping parental rights (stepparent/domestic partner):
Other people present (list name and relationship to child):
a.
c.
b.
d.
Not present:
Judge will fill out section below.
4
The judge has reviewed:
ADOPT-310
ADOPT-315
ADOPT-320
Other evidence
Testimony
All people listed in ADOPT-315 have tried to come to an agreement using mediation or some other form of
dispute resolution. (Fam. Code, § 8714.7.)
5
Enforcement
The judge finds and orders:
a.
The Contact After Adoption Agreement is enforced. This means that everyone who signed the agreement
must do what the agreement says.
b.
The Contact After Adoption Agreement is not enforced because:
(1)
The person who asked the judge to enforce the Agreement has not tried to solve the problem using a
dispute resolution program, like mediation.
Enforcing the agreement is not in the child’s best interests.
(2)
Other:
(3)
Judicial Council of California, www.courts.ca.gov
ADOPT-325,
Judge's Order to: Enforce, Change, End
Page 1 of 2
Revised January 1, 2018, Mandatory Form
Family Code, §§ 8616.5, 8714.5;
Contact After Adoption Agreement
Welfare and Institutions Code, § 366.26
Case Number:
Your name:
Judge will fill out section below.
6
Change or End the Agreement
a.
The judge approves the request to
change
end
the Contact After Adoption Agreement because:
(1)
All people involved, including the child (if 12 or older), agreed in writing to the requests listed in
ADOPT-315;
(2)
It is in the best interests of the child;
There have been important changes since the original agreement was approved; and
(3)
(4)
The applicant has tried to resolve the problem using a dispute resolution program, like mediation.
b.
The judge does not approve the request to
the contact After Adoption Agreement
change
end
because:
(1)
It is not in the best interest of the child.
(2)
No important changes have happened since the original agreement was approved.
(3)
The applicant has not tried to resolve the problem using a dispute resolution program, like mediation.
c.
change
end
The judge approves the request to
the Contact After Adoption Agreement as
amended. A new ADOPT-310 will be filed.
7
More Time to Study or Evaluate
a.
The judge needs more time to make a decision.
b.
The judge orders further study or evaluation of the issues in the request because there is clear and convincing
evidence that:
(1)
It is the only way to protect or promote the child’s best interest; and
(2)
It will not disturb the stability of the child’s home
c.
The study or evaluation must look at the following:
(1)
Whether the request(s) in ADOPT-315 will be good for the child
(2)
The child’s wishes
(3)
The child’s mental health
Other:
(4)
d.
The study or evaluation will be done by (individual or agency):
The people involved must cooperate with this individual or agency.
e.
The cost of the study or evaluation and written report will be paid by
name(s) of person to pay:
relationship to child:
f.
The judge and all people involved in this case will get a complete report by (date):
g.
The judge will review the report and make a decision by:
h.
The people involved in this case must return to court on (date):
a.m.
p.m.
at (time):
Date:
Judge (or Judicial Officer)
Revised January 1, 2018
ADOPT-325,
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Judge's Order to: Enforce, Change, End Contact After
Adoption Agreement
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