Circuit Court. Family Division. Adoption
The Family Division has jurisdiction to handle adoption of children in abuse and neglect cases pursuant to RSA 169-C, termination of parental rights cases pursuant to RSA 170-C, and guardianships of the person of minors. If the adoption you are considering does not arise from a case type listed above, your adoption should be filed in your local Probate Court. Site includes links to information on adoption mediation, adoption forms, how to file a petitions for adoption and for surrendering parental rights, and the state putative father registry list.