An adoption matter is commenced by filing:
(a) a motion for a direct placement preadoptive custody order pursuant to Rule 29;
(b) an adoption petition; or
(c) a motion for waiver of agency placement pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 259.22, subdivision 2, clause (4), when the child is not under the guardianship of the Commissioner of Human Services.
(Amended effective January 1, 2007; amended effective July 1, 2014; amended effective September 1, 2019.)
The filing of an adoption petition does not terminate the in-court review hearings required at least every 90 days under Rule 51.03 of the Minnesota Rules of Juvenile Protection Procedure.
(Added effective January 1, 2007; amended effective September 1, 2019.)