RULE 5:10A. Adoption of a Child or an Adult; Use of Automated System; Name Checks

(a) Use of Automated System. All adoptions shall be recorded using the Judiciary case management system, as prescribed by the Administrative Director of the Courts. Every Surrogate shall use the system to establish, manage and dispose of all adoptions.

(b) Name Checks. All name checks in adoption matters shall be done through the Judiciary's case management system. If an SBI number is discovered through a fingerprint check, that number shall be provided to the Surrogate to ensure accuracy of the name checks.

Note: Adopted July 21, 2011 to be effective September 1, 2011; paragraph (a) amended July 9, 2013 to be effective September 1, 2013.


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