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Statutes > Mississippi > Title-93 > 17

93-17-1 - Jurisdiction to alter names and legitimate offspring; legitimation by subsequent marriage.
93-17-3 - Jurisdiction for adoption proceedings; who may be adopted; who may adopt; venue of adoption proceedings; certificate of child's condition; change of name; adoption by couples of same gender
93-17-5 - Parties to adoption proceeding; consent of child; unmarried father's rights.
93-17-6 - Petition for determination of rights in proposed adoption of natural child.
93-17-7 - Parental objection; causes for termination of unfit parents' rights.
93-17-8 - Contested adoptions.
93-17-9 - Surrender of child to a home for care and adoption.
93-17-11 - Investigation; interlocutory decree; appeal.
93-17-12 - Authority of court to impose fee for court-ordered home study relating to child custody matters and in all adoptions.
93-17-13 - Final decree and effect thereof; completion of home study before final decree entered.
93-17-14 - Home study in international adoptions valid for 24 months.
93-17-15 - Limitation on action to set aside final decree.
93-17-17 - Grounds for setting aside proceedings limited.
93-17-19 - Costs.
93-17-21 - Revised birth certificate.
93-17-23 - Re-adoption.
93-17-25 - Proceedings and records confidential; use in court or administrative proceedings.
93-17-27 - References to marital status of natural parents prohibited.
93-17-29 - References to parents and child in docket entries and decrees.
93-17-31 - Clerks to keep separate index, docket and minute books.
93-17-51 - Short title.
93-17-53 - Purpose.
93-17-55 - Definitions.
93-17-57 - Supplemental benefits program; funding.
93-17-59 - Eligibility.
93-17-61 - Agreement with Department of Human Services; commencement of benefits; duration; certification of need.
93-17-63 - Confidentiality.
93-17-65 - Promulgation of rules and regulations.
93-17-67 - Continuation of benefits.
93-17-69 - Representation by Department of Public Welfare of persons proposing to adopt child who is dependent of state child-placing agency.
93-17-101 - Legislative findings; purpose.
93-17-103 - Development of interstate compacts; authority of Department of Public Welfare; definitions.
93-17-105 - Interstate compacts; requirements.
93-17-107 - Medicaid eligibility; medical assistance identification; penalties for false statement or claim; applicability.
93-17-109 - Inclusion of federal aid in certain state plans.
93-17-201 - Short title.
93-17-203 - Definitions.
93-17-205 - Centralized adoption records file established; contents; filing of supplemental information; authorization to release birth parent's identity; notification of genetic illness.
93-17-207 - Release of nonidentifying information; persons eligible to receive; fee.
93-17-209 - Search for birth parents by agency to obtain medical, social, or genetic information; fee.
93-17-211 - Civil and criminal immunity for persons acting under Adoption Confidentiality Act.
93-17-213 - Promulgation of rules and regulations; fees.
93-17-215 - Request by adoptee for identifying information.
93-17-217 - Identification and counseling of requesting adoptee; release of information by bureau.
93-17-219 - Search for birth parent; when permitted; fee; agency contact with birth parent; release of information to adoptee.
93-17-221 - Petition in chancery court for disclosure of identifying information.
93-17-223 - One birth parent prohibited from divulging identity of other parent.