By Jeff Sheler. The Northern Territory was the second jurisdiction to extend a presumption of parentage to lesbian partners in with its Status of Children Actfollowing Western Australia's lead in Olson and Boies are a political odd couple.
Please see the list of links to resources for families below. Complete your free online application today. Can Gay Couples Adopt? In Indiana, there are two cases pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana — one filed in Februaryand one in December — against a policy identical to Florida's.
Download as PDF Printable version. Ina lesbian couple, married in California but now living in Idaho, petitioned for second-parent adoption. Is International Adoption Risky? An October court ruling in a custody dispute between two women in a same-sex relationship awarded custody to the adoptive parent rather than the biological same sex couple adoption states in Norfolk.
The law was overturned on April 16, by state judge Chris Piazza.
Views Read Edit View history. Download as PDF Printable version. Bostic, 48, and London, 55, live in Norfolk's Meadowbrook section and have been together 25 years.
By Dakota Smith and Melissa Etehad. Marriage between persons of same sex". Supreme Court had declined to hear appeals of same-sex marriage court rulings in Virginia and four other states, opening the way for the long-prohibited unions in the Old Dominion.
At the courthouse, in the state Division of Vital Records and now on the long list of Americans who check "divorced" when asked about their marital status. Yes since Australia's first legal gay adoption, by two men, occurred in Western Australia in June