In a recent ruling, In re Mullen, the Ohio Supreme Court took a somewhat unique approach to defining the rights of lesbian co-parents. The court’s approach leaves the door open for the recognition of such rights, but also makes them relatively difficult to establish in each individual case.
In this column, I will discuss the Mullen ruling, as well as the complicated and ever-changing general legal landscape for lesbian co-parents’ rights.
Joanna L. Grossman,
Do Lesbian Co-Parents Have Rights? A Recent Ohio Ruling Offers an Unusual Answer VERDICT
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