Each state, county, and city offers a wealth of search resources including:
Each state also has laws regarding access to adoption records as well as to non-identifying (non-ID) and identifying information about the parties to an adoption. In addition to these resources for U.S. adoptions, resources are available to assist searches connected to adoptions finalized in Canada and the UK.
Click on your state or country on the map or select it from the list below.
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