Relinquishing Parental Rights Forms

This page will provide you with the forms necessary to process a Relinquishment case.  A relinquishment is a voluntary consent to the termination of one's parental rights. Standardized instructions are not available. If you need further assistance, please contact an attorney.


We are in the process of translating many of our forms in Spanish. You may find that some Instructions and Forms, for example Adoption, Adult and Minor Name Change, etc., are not translated at this time. All forms must be completed in English pursuant to Colorado law, see §13-1-120, C.R.S.
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Instructions: Revision
JDF489 Relinquishment Instructions- Non Expedited     Word Version of JDF489 PDF Version of JDF489  03/11
Form #: Form Name: Revision
JDF 452 Petition for Relinquishment (Expedited and Non-Expedited)   Word Template Version of JDF 452 Word Version of JDF 452 PDF Version of JDF 452 R03/11
JDF 453 Affidavit of Relinquishment Counseling   Word Template Version of JDF 453 Word Version of JDF 453 PDF Version of JDF 453 R11/13
JDF 480 Birth Parent Affidavit for Expedited Relinquishment   Word Template Version of JDF 480 Word Version of JDF 480 PDF Version of JDF 480 R11/13
JDF 481 Affidavit of Presumptive Paternity for Expedited Relinquishment   Word Template Version of JDF 481 Word Version of JDF 481 PDF Version of JDF 481 R11/13
JDF 482 Motion for Expedited Relinquishment and Order to Vacate Hearing   Word Template Version of JDF 482 Word Version of JDF 482 PDF Version of JDF 482 R11/10
JDF 483 Consent for Expedited Relinquishment Pursuant to 19-5-103.5, C.R.S.   Word Template Version of JDF 483 Word Version of JDF 483 PDF Version of JDF 483 R11/10
JDF 484 Affidavit of Diligent Efforts for Relinquishment     Word Version of JDF 484 PDF Version of JDF 484 R02/14
JDF 485 Motion for Publication of Notice   Word Template Version of JDF 485 Word Version of JDF 485 PDF Version of JDF 485  07/03
JDF 486 Notice of Expedited Relinquishment Pursuant to 19-5-103.5(2)(b), C.R.S.   Word Template Version of JDF 486 Word Version of JDF 486 PDF Version of JDF 486 R11/10
JDF 487 Order for Publication for Relinquishment   Word Template Version of JDF 487 Word Version of JDF 487 PDF Version of JDF 487  07/02
JDF 488 Final Order of Relinquishment   Word Template Version of JDF 488 Word Version of JDF 488 PDF Version of JDF 488 R10/10
JDF 490 Notice to Terminate Parent-Child Legal Relationship Pursuant to 19-5-105(5), C.R.S.   Word Template Version of JDF 490 Word Version of JDF 490 PDF Version of JDF 490  11/10
JDF 512 Relinquishment Interrogatory - Father   Word Template Version of JDF 512 Word Version of JDF 512 PDF Version of JDF 512 R11/10
JDF 513 Relinquishment Interrogatory - Mother   Word Template Version of JDF 513 Word Version of JDF 513 PDF Version of JDF 513 R11/10
JDF 520 Petition to Terminate the Parent-Child Legal Relationship   Word Template Version of JDF 520 Word Version of JDF 520 PDF Version of JDF 520 R12/13
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