Delaware Supreme Court upholds de facto ...
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on 03.16.11 | No Comments
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 – Nancy Polikoff
Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage
Two years ago, in an opinion I criticized extensively, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a woman whose partner was a child’s only legal parent (through adoption) lacked standing to obtain custody or visitation when the couple split up. In response to that decision, the Delaware legislature amended its definition of “parent” to include de facto parents,...