AGENCY: Department of Human Services (Utah). Division of Child and Family Services. Moab Office
TITLE: Adoption case files
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.
Permanent. Retain for 25 year(s)
Transfer to Archives.
RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION
Retention and disposition for this series is authorized by Archives general schedule Adoption case files, GRS-2477
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.
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.
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