Family Court Law

New York Law

New York State Consolidated Laws

Article 6 - Part 2 - Family Court

ADOPTION

Section Description
641 Jurisdiction over adoption proceedings.
642 Rules of court.
  S 641. Jurisdiction  over adoption proceedings. The family court has
  original  jurisdiction  concurrent  with  the  surrogate's  courts  over
  adoption proceedings under article seven of the domestic relations law.

  S 642. Rules  of  court.  Rules  of court, not inconsistent with any
  provision of article seven of the domestic relations law, may  authorize
  the  probation service to interview such persons and obtain such data as
  will aid the court in determining a petition under that article.

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