Favorite

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Birth Certificates Will Be Made Available to 400,000 Adult Adoptees in Ohio

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM

click to enlarge birth-certificate.jpg
Tomorrow, more than 400,000 adult adoptees will have the chance to examine — or at least request — their own birth certificates as a 32-year-old law slips off the books. The new access point will cover birth certificates from Jan. 1, 1964, to Sept. 18, 1996.

“This is a major win,” said Betsie Norris, executive director of Adoption Network Cleveland.

This is fairly unusual, because only six states currently allow full access to birth records for those who were adopted earlier in life. 

People who are interested in obtaining their original birth certificate may send in a notarized request to the Ohio Department of Health. 


Tags: , , , ,

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2017 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation