Good news for those adopted in
. Starting in 2017, an adult
adoptee will be able to request a copy a non-certified copy of their original
birth certificate. Parents may choose to
have their names redacted. New Jersey
Additionally, such a document cannot be used to request vital records or other information about their parents. Adoptees will need to use other records to further their research.
You can read about this further in Good news -- sort of -- for adoptees researching genealogy.
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