Coeur d'Alene, ID asked in Family Law and Adoption for Idaho

Q: In Idaho, do you need a "Family Law Case Information Sheet" if you're adopting an adult?

The county clerk wanted me to fill out the portion where it asked for information about the minor child. I kept telling her that the adoptee is an adult and told her that the adoptee's information is on the other documents. She then crossed out the word child and then said I must fill in the information about the adoptee. I refused because I thought that it was falsifying legal documents and this was not necessary because the adoptee was an adult. Was I wrong ?

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Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Boise, ID
  • Licensed in Idaho

A: The Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure have a requirement that each litigant fill out a Family Law Case Information Sheet. If you don't want to adhere to the Family Law Procedure, the Clerk will reject your filings. Pretty simple.

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