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Adoption

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Find helpful articles and free court forms related to adoption by following the links below.

Adoption in Montana

Information about adoption in Montana.

Parental Rights Termination in Montana (FAQ)

In this article, you'll learn how parental rights can be terminated, what to do if you don't agree when someone wants to terminate your rights, and your options for keeping your child safe.

Adoptions through the Montana DPHHS

Information about adopting a child through the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

Adoption Basics

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International Adoption

Information about international (inter-country) adoption.

Motion to Appoint Counsel Forms (write-in-the-blank)

Use these forms and instructions ask the court to appoint a lawyer for you in a lawsuit requesting termination of your parental rights, and/or for adoption of your child. Write-in-the-blank forms allow you to print out a form, then write your information into the form with a pen.

How to Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fees (FAQ)

Use this form to ask the court to waive the fees you must pay to file court documents.

Motion to Appoint Interpreter (write-in-the-blank form)

You can use this form to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.

Statement of Inability to Pay Court Costs and Fees (interactive form)

Use a free interactive program to create court forms to ask the court to waive your filing fees.

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