Citation: Comp. Laws § 710.68 (Identifying information)
Citation: Comp. Laws § 333.2882
Current law: “Identifying information” about a biological parent, defined as the name of the adoptee before adoption, names and most recent addresses of the biological parents, and names of biological siblings at the time of the adoption, may be released by the agency or court as follows:
If parental rights terminated on or after May 28, 1945 but before September 12,1980:
Identifying information released on each parent who has filed a consent with the Central Adoption Registry (CAR) or is deceased. No provision for release or the OBC except by court order.
If parental rights terminated on before May 28, 1945 or after September 12,1980:
Identifying information released unless a biological parent has filed a disclosure veto with the Central Adoption Registry.
OBC released if no disclosure veto on file with the CAR or via a court order.
Summary of law:
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