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Lesbians and child custody

Dolores J. Maggiore

Lesbians and child custody

a casebook

by Dolores J. Maggiore

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lesbian mothers -- United States.,
    • Custody of children -- United States.,
    • Lesbian mothers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Dolores J. Maggiore.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 769., Garland gay and Lesbian studies ;, vol. 8, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 769., Garland reference library of social science., vol. 8.
      ContributionsMaggiore, Dolores J., 1947-
      LC ClassificationsHQ75.53 .L47 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 243 p. ;
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1704199M
      ISBN 100815302290
      LC Control Number92005398

        We picked a gay-friendly agency in another state that allowed us to disclose to the birth parents that their child would be raised by lesbians. Still, the home study had to be conducted in our home state, and because Virginia prohibits same-sex couples from adopting, one of us would have to be the official : Beth Daniels.   Unmarried and Gay/Lesbian Issues This article addresses some of the issues that concern unmarried heterosexual couples who have been living together and want to separate, and who may or may not be living in states that recognize common-law marriages; and gay men, lesbians, and transsexuals who have either been living in a same-sex relationship or who are legally married and .

      Lesbian Grandmothers from Mars. likes 10 talking about this. It's the 10th anniversary of our cross-country bicycle ride for marriage equality and the documentary made about our adventure!Followers: The lesbian baby boom of the s has, unfortunately, spawned child custody battles in the '90s, as partners have uncoupled and biological mothers have refused to cede custody to non-biological mothers. Abrams became one such "other mother" when she and her partner, Norma, broke by: 5.

        There's a big chance that if your brother was the donor, and remained involved in the children's lives (even as an "uncle") that if you and your wife ever broke up, he could be on the hook for child support, or more disturbingly, he could go to a court and get custody as the biological father and use that to deny custody to one of you. The supposed standard for child custody in family courts is the "best interest of the child." The Vermont Supreme Court has now extended that to the best interest of the dog. Daniel and Laura were divorcing, and the issue before the court was custody of their beloved 11 .

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Lesbians & Child Custody: A Casebook (Garland Gay and Lesbian Studies). In Washington State, it is against the law for the court to make child custody or child visitation decisions based on the sexual orientation of the parent or guardian. Washington also has recent same-sex marriage laws that give gay and lesbian couples equal rights when it comes to unions and divorces.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wyland, Francie. Motherhood, lesbianism and child custody. Toronto: Wages Due Lesbians, (OCoLC)   A case involving a former Ultra-Orthodox mother who came out as a lesbian emphasizes the legal conflict between personal freedoms and agreements made in Jewish : Sharon Otterman.

Rather, child custody cases should be evaluated solely on the merits of which party is the better parent, without regard to that person's sexual and affectional orientation." [] Del Martin was the first open lesbian elected to NOW's board of directors, and Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon were the first lesbian couple to.

As part of the Lesbian Rights Project, in she wrote and published the Lesbian Mother Litigation Manual. It was distributed nationwide to attorneys defending lesbian mothers in child custody.

Three concerns have historically been associated with judicial decision making in custody litigation and public policies governing foster care and adoption: the belief that lesbians and gay men are mentally ill, that lesbians are less maternal than heterosexual women, and that lesbians' and gay men's relationships with sexual partners leave.

Lesbian mom had tough fight for custody. self-published book, "We think what is in the best interest of children is that the child has a married mother and father."Author: Dana Hunsinger Benbow. Gay and lesbian couples have gained a lot of legal ground in recent years, including the right to marry.

Although same-sex marriage is now legal, it's important to stay up to speed on the laws governing parentage, adoption, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, which vary from state to Edition: 19th.

Robson tackles controversial legal questions, including the treatment of lesbian criminal defendants; lesbianism and violence; the courts' tendency to resort to stereotypes, such as "the good lesbian" and "the bad lesbian"; the numerous debates enveloping same-sex marriage; and the outcome of child custody cases involving lesbians.

She also repudiates the recent habit of legal theorists to. research literature for psychologists doing child custody evaluations or giving expert testimony in court cases involving lesbian mothers.

In addition, the publication was also targeted for lawyers and parties in parental rights cases involving lesbian parents, as the information pro-vided could assist them in being better informed aboutFile Size: KB.

Whether you're adopting a child, asking a court to make you a legal guardian, advocating for special education services, or simply figuring out how to protect your children in the event something happens to you, you need information. Get helpful information on dealing with.

There are many vexing legal questions that have arisen in the age of the new family. And certainly, whether and under what circumstances a lesbian co-parent—a woman who participates in the planned conception, birth, and/or rearing of her partner’s biological or adopted child—has parental rights is one such question.

This book provides a convenient, single source for students and others who want to accurately understand the major issues gays and lesbians face that involve marriage and family life in 21st century America, including: •legalized marriage and cohabitation •parenting and coparenting •child custody and adoption •coming out to family members.

Child Custody Issues for Polyamorous Families Polys and other sexual minorities are rightfully cautious about child custody. Posted Maggiore, Dolores J.

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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Author: Francie Wyland. • The Hostage Child: Sex Abuse Allegations in Custody Disputes, by Leora Rosen and Michelle Etlin (Indiana University Press).

An eye-opening education for people interested in working towards family court reform, this book documents the obstacles that abused women can encounter in attempting to protect their children from abuse even in cases. Hasidic mother who came out as lesbian regains custody of her children On Aug the appeals court said the original ruling violated Weisberger’s rights and returned custody to her.

This excellent book remains the key reading resource for any African-American woman who is involved with a controlling or abusive partner.

It provides general information combined with guidance that is specific to the black woman’s experience, and includes a section speaking to abused black lesbians. Disproving the notion that homosexuals are antifamily, this enlightening book details the variety of family forms in which gays and lesbians live and explores the effects of homosexuality on individuals in families and on the family as a whole.

Little in the professional literature addresses the combined topics of homosexuality and the family, so practitioners, academicians, researchers, and. Unfortunately, these situations are relatively simple in the context of legal custody orders – the legal parent will retain custody of the child.

The secondary, emotional-but-not-legal parent probably will not be granted any legal rights to the child and will find it extremely difficult to receive any court-ordered access to the child beyond Location: O’Neil Wysocki Family Law Spring Valley Rd SuiteDallas,Texas.

A gay couple in California in became the first in the country to jointly adopt a child. It wasn’t untilhowever, that New Jersey became the first state to allow same-sex couples to adopt jointly statewide, and not until did the last state, Florida.