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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

08-22-2007

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

14.89

CP&P Form 14-89, Affidavit of Mother

 

 

Click here to view or print the CP&P Form 14-89, Affidavit of Mother.

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

The Affidavit of Mother, CP&P Form 14-89, is used by CP&P to document a woman's declaration of maternity, and to document her refusal or inability to name the child's biological father.

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

     •      Access it through the Create > Casework > Court/Legal > Options Drop-down.

 

•     Only complete this template outside of the NJ Spirit application as part of a contingency plan when the application is unavailable.  However, in doing so, you are still required to create the form in NJ Spirit when the application becomes available.

 

    •       Print the form for approval and signatures, as explained.

 

TIPS FOR COMPLETING THE FORM

 

CP&P Form 14-89 is now a template, completed in NJ SPIRIT.  Text form fields include specific instruction required for each field.

 

For the purposes of the last text form field, the Worker enters the explanation provided by the mother.

 

The form is signed by the mother, stamped, and witnessed by a notary.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Original                      -           Court

 

Copy                           -           Case Record

 

Copy                           -           Mother

 

Electronic copy         -           NJ SPIRIT Electronic Case Record