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Were you registered as domestic partners?
Whose names are ***** ***** birth certificate?
Did one of you give birth to the child? If not, please explain the situation a little more.
Is there a father in the picture?
Was the child born during the relationship between your friend and the birth mother?
Does your friend hold herself out as a parent of the child?
What does the child call her?
She could file a court case to establish a parental relationship under Family Code § 7611(d), see
See Elisa B. v. Superior Court (Emily B.) (2005)37 Cal.4th 108 , posted at
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