All adoption cases are confidential. Pursuant to Virginia Code §63.2-1245, adoption records are only available to attorneys of record, social services offices and court officials.


Adoption Disclosure Information

Child and Family Services Manual - Adoption

Code of Virginia § 63.2-1200 through 1253

**Court personnel are prohibited by law from giving legal advice, restating the law, or recommending legal action. Questions regarding interpretation of the law should be directed to an attorney licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.**