I just went and checked the mail and found this:
ADOPTION CERTIFICATE FOR PARENTS
This letter is to certify, that in an action pending in this Court, on a petition filed by STEPHANIE —– ——- to adopt D ——- ——-, a minor, satisfactory evidence was submitted to prove, and the Court found, that the minor was born on March 25, 1996, at Ravenna, Ohio and that all necessary proceedings relative to an adoption were complied with; and the Court on Monday, October 24, 2005, decreed that the minor is hearby legally adopted by STEPHANIE —– ——- and the minor’s name shall remain D ——- ——- in the records of the Court.
WITNESS my signature and seal of said Court, on this 25 day of October, 2005
THOMAS J. CARNES, PROBATE JUDGE
* I’m off to pop a cork and have myself a glass of champagne!!! *