AGENCY: Department of Human Services (Utah). Division of Child and Family Services. Moab Office

SERIES: 19122
TITLE: Adoption case files
DATES: 1980-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by client surname

DESCRIPTION: These files document adoption placements for children whose birth parents have either been deprived of or have permanently relinquished their parental rights. Information includes face sheet, intake information, social history, closing information, medical, genetic, and birth information, educational records, psychological evaluations, birth certificates, legal documents, adoption reports, summons, paternity rights, administrative reviews, investigative reports, handwritten notes, financial reports, and correspondence.

RETENTION

Permanent. Retain for 25 year(s)

DISPOSITION

Transfer to Archives.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

Retention and disposition for this series is authorized by Archives general schedule Adoption case files, GRS-2477

AUTHORIZED: 08/22/1997

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 2 years and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 23 years and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

This disposition is based on the Juvenile Court Act. Retention is comparable to Wisconsin RLIN record WIHV86-A1641. Utah Administrative Code, R817-3-8 (1989), specifies that adoption records be retained permanently.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Controlled


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