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The DC Code: § 16-310 Finality of decrees of adoption.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

An attempt to invalidate a final decree of adoption by reason of a jurisdictional or procedural defect may not be received by any court of the District, unless regularly filed with the court within one year following the date the final decree became effective.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-310. 1973 Ed., § 16-310. DC CODE § 16-310 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 540, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)