Form AD2A/2B "Stepparent Adoption (Consent to Adoption by a Parent in or Outside of California Giving Custody to Husband or Wife or Domestic Partner of Other Parent)" - California

What Is Form AD2A/2B?

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

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  • Released on May 1, 2011;
  • The latest edition provided by the California Department of Social Services;
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA—HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF _____________________
}
In the Matter of the Petition of
STEPPARENT ADOPTION
Consent to Adoption by a Parent in or outside
______________________________
of California Giving Custody to Husband or Wife
or Domestic Partner of Other Parent
Petitioner
_____________________________________________ __ _ ___
Gender: M
F
I, being the parent of
Name of Minor child
Do hereby give my full and free consent to the adoption of said child by
____________________________________________________________________________________
,
Name of Petitioner (Stepparent)
The petitioner herein, it being fully understood by me that with the signing of this document my consent may
not be withdrawn except with court approval and that with the signing of the order of adoption by the court,
I shall give up all my rights of custody; services, and earning of said child, and that said child cannot be
reclaimed by me.
Said child was born on
___________________________________ _ ______________________________________
in
Date
City and State
And is the child of
____________________________________________
and
________________________________
Name of Birth Parent
Name of Birth Parent
DATE ______________________________
________________________________
Signature of Parent
WITNESS BY:
If this form is being signed in the State of California the Clerk of the Superior Court, the Probation Officer,
qualified court investigator or; where stepparent investigations are delegated to County Welfare
Departments, a County Welfare Department Staff member may witness. [Family Code § 9003]
If this form is being signed outside the State of California only a notary or other person authorized to
perform notary acts within that state can witness.
NAME OF AGENCY
SIGNED IN COUNTY/STATE
NAME OF WITNESS
TITLE OF WITNESS
SIGNATURE OF WITNESS
DATE
COMPLETED BY NOTARY PUBLIC
Complete this section when the form is not being signed in the presence of an agency representative.
The Notary Public must staple the acknowledgement document to this form and sign and date.
SIGNATURE OF NOTARY
DATE
NOTICE TO THE BIRTH PARENT WHO CONSENTS TO THE CHILD’S ADOPTION: If you and your
child lived together at any time as parent and child, the adoption of your child by a stepparent does not
affect the child’s right to inherit your property or the property of blood relatives. For further information
regarding this right of inheritance, you should consult an attorney at your own expense.
This form to be used only when parent is giving custody of the child to the husband or wife or domestic
partner, as defined in Family Code Section 297, or other parent. Original for court record.
AD 2A/2B (05/11
)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA—HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF _____________________
}
In the Matter of the Petition of
STEPPARENT ADOPTION
Consent to Adoption by a Parent in or outside
______________________________
of California Giving Custody to Husband or Wife
or Domestic Partner of Other Parent
Petitioner
_____________________________________________ __ _ ___
Gender: M
F
I, being the parent of
Name of Minor child
Do hereby give my full and free consent to the adoption of said child by
____________________________________________________________________________________
,
Name of Petitioner (Stepparent)
The petitioner herein, it being fully understood by me that with the signing of this document my consent may
not be withdrawn except with court approval and that with the signing of the order of adoption by the court,
I shall give up all my rights of custody; services, and earning of said child, and that said child cannot be
reclaimed by me.
Said child was born on
___________________________________ _ ______________________________________
in
Date
City and State
And is the child of
____________________________________________
and
________________________________
Name of Birth Parent
Name of Birth Parent
DATE ______________________________
________________________________
Signature of Parent
WITNESS BY:
If this form is being signed in the State of California the Clerk of the Superior Court, the Probation Officer,
qualified court investigator or; where stepparent investigations are delegated to County Welfare
Departments, a County Welfare Department Staff member may witness. [Family Code § 9003]
If this form is being signed outside the State of California only a notary or other person authorized to
perform notary acts within that state can witness.
NAME OF AGENCY
SIGNED IN COUNTY/STATE
NAME OF WITNESS
TITLE OF WITNESS
SIGNATURE OF WITNESS
DATE
COMPLETED BY NOTARY PUBLIC
Complete this section when the form is not being signed in the presence of an agency representative.
The Notary Public must staple the acknowledgement document to this form and sign and date.
SIGNATURE OF NOTARY
DATE
NOTICE TO THE BIRTH PARENT WHO CONSENTS TO THE CHILD’S ADOPTION: If you and your
child lived together at any time as parent and child, the adoption of your child by a stepparent does not
affect the child’s right to inherit your property or the property of blood relatives. For further information
regarding this right of inheritance, you should consult an attorney at your own expense.
This form to be used only when parent is giving custody of the child to the husband or wife or domestic
partner, as defined in Family Code Section 297, or other parent. Original for court record.
AD 2A/2B (05/11
)