Adoption & Termination of Parental Rights Forms

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Adoption Forms

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Civil Court Cover Sheet (pdf fillable)

Petition for Adoption (pdf fillable)

Petition for Adoption (pdf)

Consent to Terminate Rights and Adoption - for Parent (pdf fillable)

Consent to Terminate Rights and Adoption - for Parent (pdf)

Consent to Adoption - for Child 14 or older (pdf fillable)

Consent to Adoption - for Child 14 or older (pdf)

Ex Parte Application to Waive Investigation and Affidavit of Fees (pdf fillable)

Ex Parte Application to Waive Investigation and Affidavit of Fees (pdf)

Order to Waive Investigation and Affidavit of Fees (pdf fillable)

Order to Waive Investigation and Affidavit of Fees (pdf)

Decree of Adoption (pdf fillable)

Decree of Adoption (pdf)

 

Termination of Parental Rights Forms

Visit Terminating Parental Rights to learn more about the legal process.

Forms to File a Case:

Civil Court Cover Sheet (pdf fillable)

Petition to Terminate Parental Rights (pdf fillable)

Petition to Terminate Parental Rights (pdf)

Notice of Hearing to Terminate Rights (pdf fillable)

Notice of Hearing to Terminate Rights (pdf)

Forms to Show Proof of Service:

Affidavit of Service - TPR (pdf fillable)

Affidavit of Service - TPR (pdf)

Acceptance of Service - TPR (pdf fillable)

Acceptance of Service - TPR (pdf)

Certificate of Mailing - Child Support (pdf fillable)

Certificate of Mailing - Child Support (pdf)

Forms to Request Publication (if the other parent can't be found):

Certificate of Mailing - TPR (pdf fillable)

Affidavit to Serve by Publication - TPR (pdf fillable)

Affidavit of Due Diligence - TPR (pdf fillable)

Order to Serve by Publication -TPR (pdf fillable)

Forms to Respond to a Case:

 Answer (pdf fillable)

Answer (pdf)

Final Order:

Order Terminating Parental Rights (pdf fillable)

Order Terminating Parental Rights (pdf)

Notice of Entry of Order (pdf fillable)

Notice of Entry of Order (pdf)

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This website is intended to provide general information, forms, and resources for people who are representing themselves in Nevada's courts without a lawyer. There may be additional information you need to know depending on where your case is being handled. If you will be representing yourself in Clark County or Washoe County, you should visit those self-help websites for specialized forms and instructions.