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I want to adopt my same sex partners biological daughter.
I want to adopt my same sex partner's biological daughter. There is no father on her birth certificate and I have lived with and supported her financially since July of 2009. What do I need to do?
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I am in a same sex relationship (female) of 9 years. We currenlty
I am in a same sex relationship (female) of 9 years. We currenlty live in PA. In Sept. 2011 my partner legally adopted (second parent adoption) the daughter I (we) had via in vitro fertilization from an anonymous donor in May 2011. There is no father. We are moving to Ohio with in the next few months and are now concerned how this will work. Will she still be considered the baby's other parent?Thanks so much!!!
getting lesbian parental rights with adopted child
I'm currently out of a relationship with my ex which is the same sex as I. We have been separated for about 2.5 yrs and she has already taken away my visitations with him when I became involved with someone else. I'm single again and now everything is fine for know. History:Our son was adopted back in 2007 at 5 mos. He is in her name because at the time we were unsure if the gay thing was alloud and she is military and we at least needed him to be able to get those insurance benefits so no arguing that. Well now after lots of heartache behind not being able to see him once before I'm affraid it could happen again. While we are in good terms I would like to see what my rights are and how can I become his other legal parent?
In the State of Florida, can two gay sex males, unmarried,
In the State of Florida, can two gay sex males, unmarried, both divorced from their respective spouses, and whom now are living together, adopt each other's children inorder to have their "own family" and by force of law create "new" siblings, inspite of their separate children and their non-gay mothers' objection to the idea?
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I have a daughter who since the birth of my grandson has beenView more family law questions
I have a daughter who since the birth of my grandson has been in a lesbian relationship. My grandson is 22 months old. He is calling them both mommy and I am very concerned. Now they are breaking up and my daughter wants her ex girl friend to have rights over my grandson. The father is paying child support but not a real active part of his sons life. They are talking about him signing away his rights.The ex girl friend is trying to have my daughter sign papers giving her some kind of rights. I understand how the state of Florida feels about lesbian adoption but I need to know if this girl has any leg to stand on and is there anything I can do.