Re: Iowa Children's Home Society
KENT PETER DARLING
Posted By: Cheryl S. (email) In Response To: Re: Iowa Children's Home Society (Linda Darling)
Date: 1/27/2014 at 08:44:50
In Response To: Re: Iowa Children's Home Society (Linda Darling)
Under Iowa law the Iowa Department of Public Health maintains vital record records. A link to the IDPH process for requesting copies of vital records is included below.
Children are considered "entitled persons" under Iowa law, and have the right to request a copy of parents birth records. In your case an adoption is involved, and access to your husband's birth record may depend on the specifics of the adoption. I would suggest calling the IDPH toll free number for guidance. The link below is to the IDPH website Vital Records page.
Iowa Dept. Public Health Vital Records
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