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New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual

 

Manual:

CP&P

Child Protection and Permanency

Effective Date:

Volume:

X

Forms

Chapter:

A

Forms

10-1982

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

14.160

CP&P Form 14-160, Court Appointed Adoption Letter

 

Click here to view, complete, and print the CP&P Form 14-160, Court Appointed Adoption Letter. 

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

Use the CP&P Form 14-160 to inform the plaintiff:

 

     •      CP&P has been appointed to investigate the proposed adoption;

 

     •      There will be personal interviews of family members;

 

     •      What documents will be reviewed;

 

     •      CP&P may be appointed to supervise the proposed adoption; and

 

     •      The amount and methods of payment of fees.

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

     •      The assigned Worker prepares the letter on office letterhead using the template in the on-line Forms Manual (11-20). 

 

     •      The letter contains the following information:

 

-     Name of Court;

 

-     Name of child to be adopted, and

 

-     Local Office telephone number.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Original          -           Plaintiff

 

Copy               -           Attorney

 

Copy               -           Child's case record