Form ADO103 "Notice to Registered Putative Father and Notice of Jurisdiction" - Minnesota

What Is Form ADO103?

This is a legal form that was released by the Minnesota District Courts - a government authority operating within Minnesota. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on November 1, 2015;
  • The latest edition provided by the Minnesota District Courts;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
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State of Minnesota
District Court
County
Judicial District:
Court File Number:
Case Type:
Adoption
In Re the Petition of:
, Petitioner
Notice to Registered Putative
Father and Notice of Jurisdiction
and
, Petitioner
To Adopt:
.
(child’s current name)
You,
, (man’s name) have registered with the
Minnesota Fathers’ Adoption Registry indicating that you are the father of a child born or
expected to be born on
, 20
. The mother of the child is named
.
The mother intends to place the child for adoption. As the putative father of the child, you have
certain legal rights, including the right to receive notice of any adoption proceedings.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an adoption petition regarding the child has been or will be filed
in
County, Minnesota. You must respond to this notice by doing
one of the following three options:
Option 1: If you claim to be the father of the child and if you wish to retain your parental
rights to the child, within 30 days of the date you received this Notice, or if the child is not yet
born then within 30 days after the birth of the child, you must:
1. start a paternity action; and
2. complete the enclosed “Admission of Paternity and Intent to Claim Parental Rights” form
and file it with the court administrator whose address is:
(courthouse name)
(Street Address)
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
If you do not file a completed “Admission of Paternity and Intent to Claim Parental Rights” form,
you will not receive notice of any adoption proceedings regarding the child and whatever legal
rights you have with respect to the child may be terminated.
ADO103
State
ENG
Rev 11/15
www.mncourts.gov/forms
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State of Minnesota
District Court
County
Judicial District:
Court File Number:
Case Type:
Adoption
In Re the Petition of:
, Petitioner
Notice to Registered Putative
Father and Notice of Jurisdiction
and
, Petitioner
To Adopt:
.
(child’s current name)
You,
, (man’s name) have registered with the
Minnesota Fathers’ Adoption Registry indicating that you are the father of a child born or
expected to be born on
, 20
. The mother of the child is named
.
The mother intends to place the child for adoption. As the putative father of the child, you have
certain legal rights, including the right to receive notice of any adoption proceedings.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an adoption petition regarding the child has been or will be filed
in
County, Minnesota. You must respond to this notice by doing
one of the following three options:
Option 1: If you claim to be the father of the child and if you wish to retain your parental
rights to the child, within 30 days of the date you received this Notice, or if the child is not yet
born then within 30 days after the birth of the child, you must:
1. start a paternity action; and
2. complete the enclosed “Admission of Paternity and Intent to Claim Parental Rights” form
and file it with the court administrator whose address is:
(courthouse name)
(Street Address)
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
If you do not file a completed “Admission of Paternity and Intent to Claim Parental Rights” form,
you will not receive notice of any adoption proceedings regarding the child and whatever legal
rights you have with respect to the child may be terminated.
ADO103
State
ENG
Rev 11/15
www.mncourts.gov/forms
Page 1 of 2
Option 2: If you are not the father of the child, you should complete the enclosed “Denial of
Paternity” form and file it with the court administrator whose address is listed above.
Option 3: If you are the father of the child but you consent to adoption of the child, you
should complete the enclosed “Consent to Adoption” form and file it with the court administrator
whose address is listed above and you will receive no further notice of any adoption proceedings
regarding the child. Upon request, the court administrator can confirm whether your child was or
was not adopted.
Date this Notice to Registered Putative Father was mailed to father:
Signature:
Print Name:
Street Address:
City/State/Zip:
Phone:
E-mail address:
ADO103
State
ENG
Rev 11/15
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