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Adoption For Gay Couples is Still the Best Answer – The Message of Matter of Kelly S. v. Farah M.

  Does this case render adoption for gay couples as unnecessary or is it simply an affirmation of another state’s more progressive parentage laws? I reported this week about a case out of the Second Department Appellate Division in New York affirming a Suffolk County Family Court decision granting visitation to a non-biological lesbian mother. [...]

Do I need a Step Parent Adoption if I’m married?

  Do I have to go through a Step Parent Adoption if I am married? I get this question more than any other; marriage equality was a long fought battle and a much celebrated victory for gay and lesbian couples across the country. Now that it is the law of the land, many people mistakenly [...]