Court Jurisdiction and Venue for Adoption Petitions - Iowa

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Jurisdiction

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 600.3

A petition for adoption shall be filed with the juvenile court or any county court.

Venue

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 600.3

The court must be in the county in which an adult person to be adopted is domiciled or resides or where the guardian of a minor person to be adopted or the petitioner is domiciled or resides.