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NH Supreme Court: Lesbian can
claim parental rights

New Hampshire Union Leader, by Mark Hayward

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Posted By:Screwgun, 7/3/2014 8:12:51 AM

The New Hampshire Supreme Court said Wednesday that a lesbian can claim parental rights to a child born to her former partner. In the unanimous decision, the five-member court overturned the rulings in Derry Family Division court and ordered the judge to decide whether the non-biological parent — referred to in the court case as Susan B — had taken enough actions to qualify as the child’s parent. If judged a parent, the Supreme Court said Susan can intervene in adoption proceedings that her former partner — Melissa D — and Melissa’s husband have initiated.

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The court probably made the right decision.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/3/2014 8:54:21 AM     (No. 9909448)

Oh, that pesky law of unintended consequences!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nigella, 7/3/2014 9:37:38 AM     (No. 9909519)

Be careful what you ask for....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bluefindad, 7/3/2014 10:34:11 AM     (No. 9909608)

I´d love to see the results of the DNA test in the paternity suit.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/4/2014 12:35:41 AM     (No. 9910441)

Didn´t they argue a similar case some years back in FL with Matt Staver as the attorney ?

Seems like an error in the article where Madeline moved in with a guy whom she later married. Isn´t Madeline the child ?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/4/2014 3:16:04 AM     (No. 9910502)

It´s not nice to fool Mother Nature.

And you may live to regret it.

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New Hampshire Union Leader, by Mark Hayward    Original Article
Posted By: Screwgun- 7/3/2014 8:12:51 AM     Post Reply
The New Hampshire Supreme Court said Wednesday that a lesbian can claim parental rights to a child born to her former partner. In the unanimous decision, the five-member court overturned the rulings in Derry Family Division court and ordered the judge to decide whether the non-biological parent — referred to in the court case as Susan B — had taken enough actions to qualify as the child’s parent. If judged a parent, the Supreme Court said Susan can intervene in adoption proceedings that her former partner — Melissa D — and Melissa’s husband have initiated.

   

 

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