Upon the termination of parental rights by the juvenile court and placement of permanent custody of a child with any agency or department, the agency or department may place the child for adoption or consent to the adoption of the child.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-261, p. 442, §10; §26-18-10; amended and renumbered by Act 2008-277, p. 441, §19.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 12-15-322

  • child: An individual under the age of 18 years, or under 21 years of age and before the juvenile court for a delinquency matter arising before that individual's 18th birthday. See Alabama Code 45-36-248
  • JUVENILE COURT: The juvenile or family court division of the circuit or district court having jurisdiction over matters as provided by this chapter. See Alabama Code 45-36-248