48-2-101. Venue.

A petition for adoption may be filed with the clerk of the superior court in the county in which:

(1) A petitioner lives, or is domiciled, at the time of filing;

(2) The adoptee lives; or

(3) An office of the agency that placed the adoptee is located. (1949, c. 300; 1967, c. 880, s. 3; 1969, c. 21, ss. 3-6; 1971, c. 233, s. 1; c. 1231, s. 1; 1973, c. 849, s. 3; 1975, c. 91; 1981, c. 657; 1989, c. 208; c. 727, s. 219(4); 1993, c. 553, s. 14; 1995, c. 88, s. 4; c. 457, s. 2.)