Stepparent Adoption Forms

Report of Adoption/Obtaining a Birth Certificate. This is not a JDF form.  Please click this site to access the Report of Adoption
Report of Adoption/Obtaining a Birth Certificate (This is not a JDF form. Please click this site to access the Report of Adoption.) Information to complete a TRAILS Background Check can be found at the Colorado Department Human Services (CDHS) website.  The fee for this background check is payable to CDHS.  This is not a JDF form.  Please use the following link to access the individual inquiry form and to obtain current fee amounts.
Adoption request procedures, prepared by the Vital Records Division at the Department of Public Health and Environment
click here for information.  
This page will provide you with the instructions & forms necessary to process a Stepparent Adoption case. Read the instructions first to determine which forms you may need, based on your personal circumstances.

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.
Sections with Spanish Forms
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Instructions: Revision
JDF 500 Instructions for Stepparent Adoption     Word Version of JDF 500 PDF Version of JDF 500 R01/14
Form #: Form Name: Revision
JDF 454 Verified Statement of Fees Charged   Word Template Version of JDF 454 Word Version of JDF 454 PDF Version of JDF 454 R09/06
JDF 502 Petition for Stepparent Adoption     Word Version of JDF 502 PDF Version of JDF 502 R01/14
JDF 506 Notice of Adoption Proceeding and Summons to Respond     Word Version of JDF 506 PDF Version of JDF 506 R08/13
JDF 507 Affidavit of Service/Waiver and Acceptance of Service     Word Version of JDF 507 PDF Version of JDF 507 R08/06
JDF 509 Consent to Adoption - Custodial Parent     Word Version of JDF 509 PDF Version of JDF 509 R07/06
JDF 510 Consent to Adoption - Non-Custodial Parent   Word Template Version of JDF 510 Word Version of JDF 510 PDF Version of JDF 510 R09/08
JDF 511 Consent to Adoption - Child Over 12 years of age     Word Version of JDF 511 PDF Version of JDF 511 R07/06
JDF 514 Notice of Hearing   Word Template Version of JDF 514 Word Version of JDF 514 PDF Version of JDF 514 R08/10
JDF 517 Motion & Affidavit for Publication of Notice   Word Template Version of JDF 517 Word Version of JDF 517 PDF Version of JDF 517 R11/13
JDF 518 Order for Publication & Mailing   Word Template Version of JDF 518 Word Version of JDF 518 PDF Version of JDF 518 R07/06
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
JDF 521 Finding of Fact & Decree   Word Template Version of JDF 521 Word Version of JDF 521 PDF Version of JDF 521 R09/08
JDF 522 Final Decree of Adoption   Word Template Version of JDF 522 Word Version of JDF 522 PDF Version of JDF 522 R09/07
JDF 525 Affidavit of Abandonment   Word Template Version of JDF 525 Word Version of JDF 525 PDF Version of JDF 525 R11/13
JDF 526 Affidavit of Diligent Efforts     Word Version of JDF 526 PDF Version of JDF 526 R02/14
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