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Court Services - Adoptions

Adoption cases and Termination of Parental Rights cases can be filed with the Clerk's Family Law Division.

All papers and records pertaining to adoptions, including the original birth certificate, are confidential and subject to inspection only on order of the court. The court files, records, and papers in adoptions of a minor are indexed only in the name of the petitioner. The name of the minor is not noted on any docket, index, or other record outside the court file. See Florida Statutes 63.022 and 63.162.

For information on private and international adoption agencies within Florida,
please call the Florida Adoption Information Center at 1-800-96-ADOPT ( 1-800-962-3678 ).

Contact Information

Family Law Division

Telephone: (850) 595-4331   

Room 23012 - Second Floor
190 W Government St
Pensacola, Florida  32502
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Family Law Division
P.O. Box 333
Pensacola, Florida  32591-0333

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the following:


NOTE: The forms supplied by the Clerk's office are general in nature and may not meet your specific needs. The Clerk does not guarantee the legal sufficiency of these forms; therefore, you may need to consult with an attorney regarding your particular situation.

Related Resources

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