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Connecticut General Statutes > Title 45a > Chapter 803

Current as of: 2013
§ 45a-706Rule of construction
§ 45a-707Definitions
§ 45a-708Guardian ad litem for minor or incompetent parent
§ 45a-709Validity of proceedings prior to statutory changes
§ 45a-715Petition to terminate parental rights. Cooperative postadoption agreements
§ 45a-716Hearing on petition to terminate parental rights. Notice. Attorney General as party
§ 45a-717Termination of parental rights. Conduct of hearing. Investigation and report. Grounds for termination
§ 45a-718Appointment and duties of statutory parent. Removal or resignation
§ 45a-719Reopening judgment terminating parental rights. Best interest of child. Final decree of adoption
§ 45a-724Who may give child in adoption
§ 45a-724aPlacement for adoption with child-placing agency by Commissioner of Children and Families
§ 45a-725When child free for adoption
§ 45a-726Placement of adoptive children by Commissioner of Children and Families or child-placing agency
§ 45a-726aConsideration of sexual orientation of prospective adoptive or foster parent
§ 45a-726bRecruitment of minority families not to delay placement of adoptive child
§ 45a-727Application and agreement for adoption. Investigation, report. Adoptive parents entitled to receive copy of records and other information re history of child. Assessment of fees. Hearing and decree
§ 45a-727aLegislative findings re best interests of child
§ 45a-727bEndorsement of rights and responsibilities of unmarried persons to child subject to adoption, but not marriage or union of such persons
§ 45a-728Regulations re adoption placement of children identified or located by prospective parents
§ 45a-728aParticipation in birth and visitation of newborn identified for adoption by prospective adoptive parents
§ 45a-728bDischarge of newborn identified for adoption from hospital. Prospective adoptive parents permitted to attend hospital programs re infant care
§ 45a-728cPayment of expenses of birth mother by prospective adoptive parents
§ 45a-728dAdvertising by birth parent and prospective adoptive parent for purpose of identified adoption
§ 45a-729Penalty for violation of provisions re adoption placement
§ 45a-730Validation of foreign adoption. Petition filed in Probate Court
§ 45a-731Effects of final decree of adoption. Surviving rights
§ 45a-731aIssuance of final adoption decree notwithstanding death of child
§ 45a-732Husband and wife to join in adoption
§ 45a-733Procedure on application for adoption by stepparent
§ 45a-734Adoption of adults. Inheritance
§ 45a-735Husband or wife of adopted adult to consent
§ 45a-736Change of name of adopted person
§ 45a-737Obliteration of original name on institutional records, new name substituted
§ 45a-743Definitions
§ 45a-744Legislative policy
§ 45a-745Adoption record
§ 45a-746Information available to adoptive parents and adult adopted or adoptable person
§ 45a-747Information regarding adoption completed before October 1, 1977
§ 45a-748Agency or department to make effort to obtain information
§ 45a-749Request for information
§ 45a-750Identifying information
§ 45a-751Release of identifying information by child-placing agency or department
§ 45a-751aConditions re release of information. Counseling
§ 45a-751bDisclosure of identifying information. Consent required
§ 45a-752Appeal to Probate Court. Advisory panel. Report. Hearing. Decision
§ 45a-753Obtaining consent of person whose identity is requested. Petition to court. Report. Hearing
§ 45a-754Records related to termination of parental rights, removal of parent as guardian, appointment of statutory parent, adoption matters, temporary guardianship and emancipation of minors. Confidentiality. Exceptions
§ 45a-755Registries. Filing of registration
§ 45a-756Agreement to release identifying information. Notification. Fee
§ 45a-757Records maintained on a permanent basis
§ 45a-763Adoption Review Board established
§ 45a-764Powers of Adoption Review Board. Notice and hearing
§ 45a-765Records to be confidential


Questions & Answers: Termination of Parental Rights

My neice is Indian. She's been an alcoholic since her teens and is now 33. CPS was called on her about her children. They said it was a severe case. The 5 year old who was potty tr...
would this be one of the laws needed for a 5 year old being reported filty peeing his pants and speech delayed in school and 10 month old unable to sit up on her own...
My husband and his x are in agreement of him signing over his rights due to the fact that he has not been there and she does not want him there. Can my husband sign over his rights...
I have a question. I am in the appeal process of my rights being severed and the gal for my son is okay with me having visits but if CPS won't be a part of this case anymore, how a...
Does anyone get their rights back? There are so many discrepancies in my case....
I am pregnant, and my husband left me for another woman. He has decided that he doesn't want to be in our daughters life. Can he sign over his rights? If so, will he still have to ...
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