DEBRA DEBERRY, CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF DEKALB COUNTY
DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court - DeKalb County Courthouse - 556 North McDonough Street - Ground Floor Decatur, GA 30030 - (404) 371-2836
Helpful Adoption Links
The Clerk of Superior Court processes approximately 100 adoptions each year. These adoptions consist of Agency Placement (DFACS), Adult, Embryo, Foreign Decree, Private Placement, Relative,
Step-Parent, Third Party and Termination.
Every year, in conjunction with National Adoption Day, DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court holds an Adoption Day Celebration. to bring awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families.
All other adoptions are processed year round. We look forward to making your adoption process a seamless and happy experience!
Petition for Adoption - $214.00
Certification for an Adoption - $2.50
Certificate of Adoption Form 3947 (To change Birth Certificate) $35.00*
*(Check or money order made out to Vital Records)
Contact our office at 404-687-3873 with any questions.
Berry, the Adoption Bear, has been attending Adoption Day since 2012.
Past Adoption Day Celebrations!
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Please contact Chief Deputy Rick Setser at 404-371-2391.