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This page will provide you with the instructions & forms necessary to process an Adult Adoption. 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
JDF 496 - Instructions for Adult Adoption Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/13 Forms
JDF 528 - Petition for Adult Adoption Download Word Document Revised 03/17 JDF 529 - Answer/Consent for Adult Adoption Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 12/03 JDF 530 - Notice & Summons for Adult Adoption Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 01/12 JDF 531 - Decree for Adult Adoption Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 12/03 If you would like to provide comments about this site, please contact us. Please note - By law, we cannot provide legal advice. Should you need additional assistance or forms that are not provided on this site, you may wish to consult an attorney.