How to disown an adopted child?

I had adopted a girl and now she is 20 years old. Now I want to disown her and want that she does not use my name in her documents. What is the process for this?

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THE HINDU ADOPTIONS AND MAINTENANCE ACT, 1956, Section 15. Valid adoption not to be cancelled- No adoption which had been validly made can be cancelled by the adoptive father or mother or any other person, nor can the adopted child renounce his or her status as such and return to the family of his or her birth.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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